Jesus taught the people in such a way that they were astonished
Matthew 13: 54 – 58
Whatever your work is, put your heart into it as if it were for the Lord (Colossians 3:23). Because “they” exist, and “they” will always have something to say. Jesus taught the people in such a way that they were astonished at his wisdom and replies yet ‘they’ still tried to undermine Him.
What I think is great about this passage is Jesus’ response. He did not work many miracles so he focused on those that heard Him and believed, linstead of those that didn’t. Just as the people in today’s Gospel passage missed the chance to get to know Jesus, so too will the naysayers in our lives miss out on all the great things we have to offer.
I pray that we strive to do our best in all that we do and focus on those that inspire us.