A rental donkey and a visit to the optometrist (Mark 11:1-11, 8:22-26)

All week we’ve been looking at Mark’s Gospel (chapters 6-11) trying to make sense of┬áthe strange two-stage healing in Mark 8:22-26. We’ve seen some blind disciples finally “see” who Jesus is – yet not all that clearly. They’re still thinking in human terms. Jesus tries to tell them that he’s about servanthood, not the exercise… Continue reading A rental donkey and a visit to the optometrist (Mark 11:1-11, 8:22-26)