How To Eat and Starve at the Same Time
Have you ever looked right at something and not seen it? Has you spouse spoken directly to you while you didn’t hear a word?
We learn how the disciples are merely men who listened to and followed Jesus Christ. While they listened they did not always hear what Jesus was actually saying or conveying to them as they simply heard words or saw actions and did not understand the lesson Jesus was attempting to convey to them. I am grateful the disciples did not understand, nor see, and Jesus had to explain as I more often than not need that additional information to help me understand as well. The image right in front of me, but I can see it. The words as a clear as the words on the screen but I can not hear them.
Mark 8 NKJV
14 Now the disciples had forgotten to take bread, and they did not have more than one loaf with them in the boat.
15 Then He charged them, saying, “Take heed, beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and the leaven of Herod.”
16 And they reasoned among themselves, saying, “It is because we have no bread.”
17 But Jesus, being aware of it, said to them, “Why do you reason because you have no bread? Do you not yet perceive nor understand? Is your heart still hardened?
18 Having eyes, do you not see? And having ears, do you not hear? And do you not remember?
19 When I broke the five loaves for the five thousand, how many baskets full of fragments did you take up?”
They said to Him, “Twelve.”
20 “Also, when I broke the seven for the four thousand, how many large baskets full of fragments did you take up?”
And they said, “Seven.”
21 So He said to them, “How is it you do not understand?”