Tuesday, March 13, 2018

What little we bring will be enough

Morning: Psalms 97, 99; Genesis 49:29-50:14; I Corinthians 11:17-34
Evening: Psalm 94; Mark 8:1-10

What do we make of the two stories of Jesus feeding the multitudes?  First it’s 5000 people, now 4000.  Jesus’s earthiness gives him a natural concern to provide, when necessary, for people’s everyday earthly needs – like bread.  But he expects that others (it may be, you and I) will share that concern.  We are not to worry about our limited resources.  We need to bring only the gifts we have … the rest of what is necessary will be provided.  However small we may consider our gifts, they are enough for our part.  Maybe others’ gifts provide the rest?

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