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Mark 6:42-44 And all ate and were filled; and they took up twelve baskets full of broken pieces and of the fish. Those who had eaten the loaves numbered five thousand men.
I once heard the worst thing a man can do is draw a hungry crowd
Tell everyone his name, pride, and confidence
But leaving out his doubts
The thought of Jesus having a shred of doubt as he stood in front of the hungry hordes tweaks my heart. For me, this lyric and corresponding thought teases out the true risk involved in miracles. Any time I can connect with Jesus’ humanity, I feel closer to him.
MOVING FORWARD: What would it have felt like to take that risk? What risks do you take in the name of God?