Wednesday after Epiphany : 6th January 2021

Daily Word Of God

Mark 6:46-52

After saying goodbye to the crowd Jesus went off into the hills to pray. When evening came, the boat was far out on the sea, and he was alone on the land. He could see that they were hard pressed in their rowing, for the wind was against them; and about the fourth watch of the night he came towards them, walking on the sea. He was going to pass them by, but when they saw him walking on the sea they thought it was a ghost and cried out; for they had all seen him and were terrified. But at once he spoke to them and said, ‘Courage! It’s me! Don’t be afraid.’

     Then he got into the boat with them and the wind dropped. They were utterly and completely dumbfounded, because they had not seen what the miracle of the loaves meant; their minds were closed.

Today's Pointers on God's Word

As you read the passage what words, phases or meanings caught your attention?

  • There is a saying, “the brave hearted die once, but cowards die a thousand deaths.” Brave hearted persons put others first and themselves last.


  • Such “brave hearts” are exemplified in our late Pope John Paul II, Mother Theresa, St Ignatius of Loyola and most perfectly, Our Lord Jesus Christ.


  • Heaven will be dominated with people who are brave hearted and who are most Christ-like. Are you brave-hearted? Make a decisive choice in your