Saturday, February 07, 2009

Matthew 17

Again, what Jesus was saying about Elijah took the disciples a long time to understand. But, to their credit, they were trying to apply the Scripture (Malachi 4:5) to their present experience.

When they come down and encounter the demon possessed boy, Jesus points out the lack of faith, twice. If lack of faith was a problem for them, how hard it must be for Him to put up with me.

Another statement about Jerusalem. The march to the cross cannot be ignored!

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