What do you think? Could anything take Jesus by surprise?
How about this? “And he was amazed at their unbelief” (Mark 6:6, NLT). In His hometown, those who had watched Jesus grow up could not stomach the idea of Him being a mighty prophet. (I chuckle because those townspeople would have fit well into today’s cultural climate: “They were deeply offended…” [v. 3] Deeply offended, anyone? Sound familiar?? Also, could there be a connection between unbelief and being easily offended?). At any rate, I digress. Back to the point. There was something here that caused our Savior amazement: that the people of Nazareth could reach such lows of unbelief!
That’s not all though. There’s another story where we read about Jesus being surprised. This time, His surprise is Continue reading Taking Jesus by Surprise?