Abundant Life

Read John 10:1-14. Have you ever considered your life to be worthless or that people would just be better off without you? I know, I know this sounds rather melodramatic to some, but in the depths of depression, there are loads of people who feel this way. And telling someone in the throes of thisContinue reading “Abundant Life”

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Jesus Heals a Woman on the Sabbath

Read Luke 13:10-16 I daresay that most of us have been around people with serious physical deformities or perhaps you yourself suffer from a particular physical challenge. I grew up with a brother who had a form of muscular dystrophy. He died at the age of twenty-eight, and actually that is a rather long lifeContinue reading “Jesus Heals a Woman on the Sabbath”

Washing the Feet of Jesus

Scripture: Luke 7:36-50 Have you ever done something for the Lord that seemed a little strange to others, but you were so passionate about it that what others thought didn’t matter? The woman in our story today is one such person. She has a passion to worship Jesus. It seems there is something about HimContinue reading “Washing the Feet of Jesus”

The Woman with the Bleed

Scripture: Mark 5:25-34 Jesus ministered to all kinds of people with a wide variety of illnesses and struggles. The one I want to look at today really touches my heart because it shows His concern for a condition that is almost uniquely that of a woman. And one that most of us would probably wantContinue reading “The Woman with the Bleed”

The Grief of Two Sisters and the Compassion of Jesus

The death of a loved one can be traumatic to say the least. Aside from the sadness, the hole left in our lives, or any number of emotions, grief can sneak up on us and strike when we least expect it. A movie, a casual comment, hearing a phrase the loved one used, or evenContinue reading “The Grief of Two Sisters and the Compassion of Jesus”