I. The Need: How do we navigate seasons of doubt?
A) It’s hard to celebrate the season of Easter this year.
1. It feels like we are look at Easter through a clouded window.
2. Thomas’ story teaches us how to navigate our doubts.
II. You will have doubts.
24 Now Thomas, one of the twelve, called the Twin, was not with them when Jesus came. 25 So the other disciples told him, “We have seen the Lord.” But he said to them, “Unless I see in his hands the mark of the nails, and place my finger into the mark of the nails, and place my hand into his side, I will never believe.”
A) Thomas is willing to follow, but has questions
B) Thomas has been with Jesus for years, and he still had doubts.
III. Jesus will accommodate your doubts.
26 Eight days later, his disciples were inside again, and Thomas was with them. Although the doors were locked, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you.” 27 Then he said to Thomas, “Put your finger here, and see my hands; and put out your hand, and place it in my side. Do not disbelieve, but believe.” 28 Thomas answered him, “My Lord and my God!”