Jesus said to him, “If you are able!—All things can be done for the one who believes.” Immediately the father of the child cried out, “I believe: help my unbelief.”
He strictly ordered them that no one should know this, and told them to give her something to eat.
Jesus, looking at him loved him and said, “You lack one thing…then come follow me.”
Mark 10:21 a, c
He said to them, “Is a lamp brought in to be put under the bushel basket or under the bed, and not on the lampstand?”
But when the grain is ripe, at once he goes in with his sickle, because the harvest as come.
Let the little children come to me; do not stop them; for it is to such as these that the kingdom of God belongs.
But knowing this hypocrisy, he (Jesus) said to them, “Why are you putting me to the test?”
Keep awake and pray that you may not come into the time of trial; the spirit indeed is willing but the flesh is weak.
Word and Image
offers two parts of my morning ritual, scripture and visual art. I make no
attempt to related the two (as I do in my daily quote and blog entries) and
yet, sometimes that will happen, for as we know God works in mysterious ways.