August 3, 2018

Matthew 13:54-58

At the end of the Sermon on the Mount, admiration of Jesus is overshadowed by disbelief. Because of his lineage and lack of credentials the skeptics are not willing to accept the authenticity and authority of Jesus. Because of their lack of faith he can do nothing more.

Jesus, Master Teacher, I pray to be docile, open to learning your will, the will of your Father.

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