Of the 12 disciples, there are 2 who remain silent in the pages of Scripture. though we have nothing recorded, their lives nevertheless are not a total mystery.
For questions posed by a disciple, it sometimes meant a moment of clarification from Jesus. Here, to the surprise of this disciple, Jesus answers with a promise filled with hope.
First reactions are not always the most positive. In the case of this disciple, his initial response turned into a welcomed mistake. (A look at Nathanael/Bartholomew)
There were times when the disciples struggled with what they were learning from Jesus. It prompted questions and, in this instance, became an opportunity for Jesus to teach a deeper…