Actin The Fool
Have You Lost Your Hearing
But whatever the situation may have been with respect to these few, the Nazareth audience as a whole turned its back upon Jesus. By and large the sick remained unhealed, the sinners unpardoned.
For most people “a few healings” could hardly be called “doing no miracles” (France, 244). The point is that, even under the restraints of unbelief, the kingdom of God keeps squeezing through. The tiny mustard seed grows on through the night. The tragedy for the townspeople of Nazareth was that Jesus could have done so much more if they had only believed.