The news recently carried the story from Florida of a baby cat born with two faces.  It is not certain how long the cat will live, although it had begun taking nourishment which was a good sign.  Several experts said they had never seen such an abnormality before.  The owners named the cat “Deuce.”  While this phenomenon is rare in the physical world, it is not rare in the spiritual world.  People frequently exhibit two faces.  We show one face to the people we like and another to those we don’t.  We show one face at church and another at work.  It is considered abnormal in the physical realm to have two faces.  It should be abnormal in the spiritual world as well.

 

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J. Michael Shannon is professor of preaching at Cincinnati Bible College in Cincinnati, OH.