Gospel of Mark

Jesus, filled with compassion

May 14, 2021 Jen Gresham-Britt Evening

The feeding of the 5,000 is one of the most well known of the miracles of the gospels. This is where the synoptic gospels come into their own and we can understand something more about the circumstances Jesus was going through at the time of this miracle. John the Baptist had just been beheaded. He was grieving. (Matt 14:13-14) What does being servant hearted in this world - really look like? How do we balance self care and avoidance of burn out with what we see of the life of Jesus?

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