Jesus may have seemed not much more than an irritation to the Roman rulers.
How wrong they were.
Just yesterday I was walking through the impressive ruins of a 13C fortress high on a mountain near the Israel/Lebanon border.
More pictures at my Flickr album.
At the time the people who invested energy and funds into creating this military-industrial complex, must have felt they were now secure. No one could touch them now. How wrong they were. Today it is a tourist park.
House built on sand, anyone?
Towers built without counting the cost?
Armies sent to war before assessing the chances of victory?
Is the Pentagon listening?
Is North Korea listening?
Are we listening?