What Did the Disciples Miss?

by Andrew Forrest

Mark says that the reason the disciples are amazed when Jesus comes to them walking on the water is because

“they had not understood about the loaves; their hearts were hardened.”

Mark 6:52

The walking on water happens immediately after the Feeding of the 5,000. What do you think was the lesson the disciples missed in the preceding miracle?

Today’s Scripture

Mark 6:45-56


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4 comments

Ben Wright May 21, 2019 - 6:36 am

Step by step Mark is inquiring as to the identity of Jesus. The feeding of the 5000 reveals Jesus is even more extraordinary than the disciples have previously seen. But the disciples did not appreciate that revelation.

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Mary Parkhurst May 21, 2019 - 9:20 am

That Jesus is in control. We need to trust and obey. He will provide all we need. We need to stop taking control.That is also where we can receive His rest.
Hi from Short Pump,Va. What a Blessing this study has been for me.

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Andrew Forrest May 21, 2019 - 9:31 am

Mary, would you like us to send you a Mark booklet so you can read along in that, too?

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Mary Parkhurst May 21, 2019 - 10:57 am

Yes that would be great. I started with Y’all in Matthew! Plan on following thru Luke and John!

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