[Jesus] saw James and John . . . in their boat repairing the fishing nets. At that very moment he called them. They followed him, leaving their father 
Zebedee in the boat with the hired workers. - Mark 1:19-20 (CEB)

Jesus called brothers James and John at the same time. They followed immediately and were with Jesus throughout his ministry. Interestingly, almost every reference to James is in relation to John and Peter. James is what I call a “hidden disciple.”
James was one of the original disciples and, after...

Today's Prayer
Thank you, Lord, that our worth to you is not 
measured by how well known we are to other people, for 
none of us is hidden from your loving eyes. Amen.
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Today's Reading
Acts of the Apostles 12:1-5

Thought for the Day

Christ sees and cherishes each person who follows him.

Prayer Focus

The “hidden” disciples in my life

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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.” 

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