Lord, the crumbs from your table are sufficient and yet we want more of You. Amen
Today’s reading: Mark 6-7.
“Why did Jesus sometimes seem rude?”
…as soon as she heard about him, a woman whose little daughter was possessed by an evil spirit came and fell at his feet. The woman was a Greek, born in Syrian Phoenicia. She begged Jesus to drive the demon out of her daughter. “First let the children eat all they want,” he told her, “for it is not right to take the children’s bread and toss it to their dogs.” “Yes, Lord,” she replied, “but even the dogs under the table eat the children’s crumbs.” Then he told her, “For such a reply, you may go; the demon has left your daughter.” She went home and found her child lying on the bed, and the demon gone. Mark 7:25-30
A Gentile woman asked Jesus to help her daughter. Jesus had brought his disciples into her country to escape…
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