For the sign of the cross to guide you
To beware the leaven of the world
For those who search for bread
Today’s text: Mark 8:11-21
NO SIGN SHALL BE GIVEN, says Jesus, but may I respectfully say that this statement is not quite true. The Pharisees demand a sign from Jesus as a way to confirm their thoughts about him, not realizing that Jesus has been sent by God into the world to reveal the hearts, the thoughts and the deeds of every man and woman.
There will be no sign that the Pharisees would expect—only the sign of a man on a cross.
Lift high the cross,
The love of Christ proclaim;
Til all the world adore his sacred name.
May your day be grace-filled ~ Pr. Dave Brooks