If possible, read the whole chapter to see the full picture of what is happening here.
Then focus on the following section:
1After Jesus had finished instructing his twelve disciples, he went on from there to
teach and preach in the towns of Galilee. 2When John heard in prison what Christ
was doing, he sent his disciples 3to ask him, “Are you the one who was to come, or
should we expect someone else?” 4Jesus replied, “Go back and report to John what
you hear and see: 5The blind receive sight, the lame walk, those who have leprosy
are cured, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and the good news is preached to the
poor. 6Blessed is the man who does not fall away on account of me.”
1. Have you ever been like John the Baptist doubting Jesus after a period of
unresolved difficulties and problems? How might Jesus’ reply to John help to
answer your doubts?
2. Where have you seen the work of Jesus in your life and lives of those around
you? Write down at least three things. Then, utter a thanksgiving payer to God.
3. What do “Remembering God’s work, a Grateful heart, and a Difficult Situation”
have in common in bringing us to God?
Prayer & Journaling:
On your prayer journal, as you listen to God, write down a few thoughts, questions,
words, names, drawings, or anything that has come to your mind during this time.
Proverbs for Today: Prov 2:13-15
How do we share the gospel with other people? Jesus told his disciples to tell
John “what you hear and see”. Tell people what God has done in our lives is the
best way of sharing the gospel. What can you tell people? Who do you want
to tell it to? Decide when you will tell and pray for the person to be willing to