From Pastor Perry

10/17/2014 Mark 6:1-6

Mark 6:1–6 (ESV)
Jesus Rejected at Nazareth
6 He went away from there and came to his hometown, and his disciples followed him. 2 And on the Sabbath he began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard him were astonished, saying, “Where did this man get these things? What is the wisdom given to him? How are such mighty works done by his hands? 3 Is not this the carpenter, the son of Mary and brother of James and Joses and Judas and Simon? And are not his sisters here with us?” And they took offense at him. 4 And Jesus said to them, “A prophet is not without honor, except in his hometown and among his relatives and in his own household.” 5 And he could do no mighty work there, except that he laid his hands on a few sick people and healed them. 6 And he marveled because of their unbelief.
And he went about among the villages teaching.

Jesus travels to Nazareth, where he is a homeboy.  This is where he grew up... the people know him.  He goes and teaches in the synagogue and the people are astonished.  Probably thinking, isn’t this Mary and Joseph’s kid?  How did he get so smart!  They know his brothers and sisters and may be even thinking that they are not the brightest bulbs in the room... where did Jesus’s wisdom come from.  Well, we know that his wisdom came from God, because he is God.   It is hard for the people to see this fact, because they all think that Joseph is the father... not God.   They took offense at Jesus and the people had a hard time taking anything Jesus said seriously.

I pray: O Lord, I know I’m not the brightest bulb in the room, but you have given me wisdom to teach and preach the Gospel.  Help me to effectively teach others about Jesus and that he really is the Son of God.  Help me to teach the people to understand that he came from heaven to save souls.  Amen.

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I really love v.13 in this passage. It is both encouraging and comforting.

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