Jesus is in the Boat

Mark 8:1-21 "It was not to learn faith that they [the Pharisees] sought him, but to seize him" (Chrysostom, Gospel of Matthew, Homily 53.3). Jesus had just finished feeding 4000 with…

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Bigotry or Blessing?

Mark 7:24-37, The Syrophoenician Woman. The character of God, and not just the reputation of Jesus, has proceeded him into the gentile territories of Tyre and Sidon. After all, he can't…

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