What makes you stay?
When you are part of a group and public opinion shifts, what makes you stay? How much attention do you pay to the way people are talking? If lots of people are talking positively about your group, does that make you feel more attached? If lots of people start to raise questions, does that cause you to ask questions? If people in the group start to grumble about what they are hearing, about the demands that are being made on the group members, do you start to join in the grumbling?
Why? What drives our attachment?
John 6 captures a few days of teaching by Jesus. It starts with the amazing feeding of a huge crowd. It ends with the odd teaching about eating Jesus. During this narrative, we first see the Twelve. We then see a huge crowd. We then see this crowd sorted into…
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