The source of Jesus' power is brought into question. Jesus confronts them with the nature of his mission to push back and overthrow evil. Jesus had come to crush and bind Satan for the kingdom of God to be ushered in.
Jesus appoints the twelve disciples and gives them authority. Here sprouts the beginnings of the Church and the new Messianic Community the branches of which would continue to sprout and grow from Jesus the vine.
The crowds follow Jesus and the disciples to the side of the lake. As we examine Jesus' ministry here, we learn the patterns and mindset of operation the Savior used. (There were some technical difficulties with the audio for this recording. We apologize.)