Jesus is trying hard to get his disciples to see the principle of “strength in weakness”. This is God’s plan for his people. Jesus is going to be handed over to be murdered, but God will raise him up again.
Jesus’ disciples have failed to help a distressed family. So the father comes to Jesus himself. His son has been suffering all through his life with a serious condition which a malicious spirit is using to abuse the lad. Can
Our finest moments in life sometimes feel spoiled by disappointment at the end. So it is for Jesus’ 3 close disciples: Peter, James and John. They have seen Jesus transfigured with glory on the mountain and had their hopes raised