Prayer – O Jesus, use your great power to bless ME.
Imagination: (Picture Jesus with the disciples and the crowds).
In this text, Jesus meets two enemies. They agree that Jesus worked these miracles and cast out Satan. Some question the source of his power and others want a heavenly sign. Jesus destroys their arguments and claims he is stronger than Satan.
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Daily Quote from the Early Church Fathers
“When we transform our old life and give our spirit a new image, we find it very hard and tiring to turn back from the darkness of earthly passions to the serene calm of the divine light. We must ask God to help us that a complete conversion may be brought about in us.” (Augustine of Hippo, 354-430 A.D., excerpt from Commentary on Psalm 6,5)