October 8: Mark 6:45-56 | About the Loaves…

Immediately following the feeding of the five thousand, Jesus’ disciples find themselves straining against the wind and oars to go to the place where Jesus has sent them.  He appears to them on the water and calms the sea.  The storyteller tells us “…they were completely amazed, because they did not understand about the loaves…”  The disciples lost faith in what they could accomplish with God’s blessing. (John 14:5-14 – The companion text quotes Jesus as telling his disciples:  “Anyone who has faith in me will do the things I have been doing.  He will do even greater things than these…”

 

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