Focal Passage: Genesis 22:1-14
Or, maybe changing the recipe with different ingredients when you don’t have a needed item in your kitchen. Or, perhaps getting a generic prescription filled. Substitute appears to mean second best, a fill in, or not as good. If we would have life and death issue, we want the very best and not the substitute. But not always.
Drew Bledsoe was a first round draft pick of the New England Patriots. He would lead his team to a Super Bowl, was named to the Pro Bowl several times and would sign a $100 million dollar contract.
Bledsoe, by every standard, was a very good quarterback in the NFL. In the 2001 NFL season, Bledsoe got hurt and a “substitute” had to come in. His name? Tom Brady who would become the most decorated QB in the history of the NFL. So, maybe, substitutes are not secondary. [Read more…]