November 3, 2011

Mark 9: Slow Learners

Whenever you read 9:33-37, do you just want to exclaim, “Seriously? This is what you find to talk about after what you have seen?” It is easy to point fingers and become frustrated with some of the disciples' choices, but, then again, what about us? They were human just like us. We experience answered prayer after answered prayer, one need met after another, and yet we still have a hard time asking, believing and trusting God for our day-to-day needs. Yes, sometimes the answers to those prayers are hard to understand and accept. But, are we going to be labeled a slow learner or a person of faith in action?

Click on this link for an introduction to the book of Mark.