In the midst of the miraculous, they forgot where it was all coming from and settled for something that had no power, no glory, no presence and no life!
Jesus’ desire in leading the disciples through this kind of questioning was to get them away from the ‘going-along-with-the-crowd’ mentality to making it personal. Being in a crowd can be great, but a crowd is easily swayed towards the majority, and a crowd’s opinions very quickly switch from one way to another.
Worship goes way beyond the songs we sing and the music we play. Someone once said that “You become more and more like the thing you worship, the more you worship it”. I read a tweet recently that said “You know you’ve worshipped God when you walk away changed”.