What Do You Will?

In Matthew, the question of faith or “trust” in the Lord is not a matter of confession, but action. In chapter 9, two blind men proclaimed their trust in Jesus only to disobey him. In chapter 20, we find the same template—two bling men; but now, with Jerusalem just around the corner, the stakes are much higher. Instead of questioning their trust, Jesus cuts directly to the chase, asking whether or not they submit their will to the will of his Father. Where James and John failed, can two blind beggars fill-in? Richard and Fr. Marc discuss Matthew 20:29-34. Episode 345 Matthew 20:29-34; Music: The Second Coming Instrumental by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4507-the-second-coming-instrumental License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

In Matthew, the question of faith or “trust” in the Lord is not a matter of confession, but action. In chapter 9, two blind men proclaimed their trust in Jesus only to disobey him. In chapter 20, we find the same template—two bling men; but now, with Jerusalem just around the corner, the stakes are much higher. Instead of questioning their trust, Jesus cuts directly to the chase, asking whether or not they submit their will to the will of his Father. Where James and John failed, can two blind beggars fill-in?

Richard and Fr. Marc discuss Matthew 20:29-34.

Episode 345 Matthew 20:29-34; Music:

The Second Coming Instrumental by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4507-the-second-coming-instrumental
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

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