Scripture Reading:1 Corinthians 16:11

Where will we go when the going gets tough? Will we leave God’s path for us to find an easier way? One of my favourite passages of scripture highlights this question. The day after Jesus miraculously fed more than 5,000 people with just two loaves of bread and five fishes, the crowds sought Him out in Capernaum. Jesus used their desire for more physical provision to teach them about the far superior spiritual nourishment that only He can provide. (John 6:47-51)But the truth that Jesus is “the bread of life” was difficult to understand. The teaching was just too hard. God’s truth presented a path too difficult to walk. So many of those who had followed Him turned away to walk another path (John 6:66). But then there was Peter!

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