Tag Archives: Healing miracle

Grace defined

Ezekiel 33:1–11; 1 John 1:1–10; Matthew 9:27–34 Today it seems fashionable to redefine most anything. It has become socially acceptable to order daily life according to personal thoughts and experiences. Yet, the truth remains that we humans do not have … Continue reading

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Believe

Luke 8:40-56 Jairus is a man with authority, yet he recognizes his limitations. For the sake of his daughter, Jairus yields to the authority of Christ and begs him to come, but there is an interruption. Another person in need … Continue reading

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Walk by faith

Exodus 13:17-14:4, 2 Corinthians 4:16-5:10, Mark 12:18-27 From a human standpoint, trusting the promises of God is difficult; people live in the present moment surrounded by fear, doubt and worry. It is difficult to trust things we cannot see, especially … Continue reading

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Normal

2 Corinthians 4:1-18 Normal. Now there is a word we all have used plenty of times recently. We all want things to get back to normal. Schools are closed. Restaurants are take out only. Grocery stores are sold out of … Continue reading

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Everlasting joy

John 11: 17-44 The room is dimly lit and the atmosphere is one of quiet anticipation. The emotional toll is paid at first with tears. In time, smiles may come to the faces of loved ones who share stories while … Continue reading

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Jesus, have mercy

Luke 17:11-19 Because of the world-wide pandemic, people throughout the land are experiencing something called “social distancing.” Who could have conceived such a notion that the human family, which thrives on personal contact, would be called to distance one’s self … Continue reading

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What do you want me to do?

Mark 10:46-52 “What do you want me to do for you?” Imagine standing at the feet of Jesus and he asks you this question. We read of two instances within Mark’s Gospel that this happens. The first occurrence is when … Continue reading

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Compassion

Luke 7:11-17 As Jesus approached the town of Nain there was a commotion. Weeping and wailing. A mother’s son, her only son, was dead, and she was a widow. There was no one left to care for her, no one … Continue reading

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Do not fear

Mark 5:21-43 As he walked with Jesus towards his home, Jairus was hit with the news, “Your daughter is dead.” No need to bother Jesus any longer; you are too late. What was it that kept Jairus going? Having received … Continue reading

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Be healed

John 5:1-9 We have all heard of home remedies that may or may not actually work. One such remedy is chicken soup used to cure the common cold. Dark chocolate is thought to be a good remedy for a persistent … Continue reading

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