I have heard the stories told over and over again and I don’t even get excited when I hear the stories anymore. They seem dead to me. I imagine that is why, in Mark, God commands us to have childlike faith. Sometimes we get too overwhelmed with what we should and shouldn’t do, what we can and can’t say, and how we are supposed to act overall as Christians, that we forget what we should really be focused on; Jesus. It isn’t about religion or rules; it’s about a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. It is about being in love with a savior who is jealous for your attention.
Matthew 11:28-30 "Are you tired? Worn out? Burned out on religion? Come to me. Get away with me and you'll recover your life. I'll show you how to take a real rest. Walk with me and work with me—watch how I do it. Learn the unforced rhythms of grace. I won't lay anything heavy or ill-fitting on you. Keep company with me and you'll learn to live freely and