Tucked in between two acts in the story of a miraculous healing of a synagogue leaders’ daughter, is a lightning bolt of all-seeing, all-knowing, all-compassionate love from the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.
Month: September 2019
The Lord, He is good…
Nahum 1:7 by ReadPsalm119.com Praising the Lord for healing and good report, for new life in Christ for one studying through the gospel of Mark with me,…… Read more “The Lord, He is good…”
Remembering 9-11 with Sujo John
He wanted to do something with his life… (brief video)
Resting in the Father
Time for some maintenance! I am taking some time to focus on my tutoring and discipleship course students, professional training, health, and the family and friends that…… Read more “Resting in the Father”
The Strong Man of Gadara, Pt. V
The Strong Man from Gadara, once strong in his own strength and in utter despair, has become strong in the strength of the Lord instead. He has life overflowing and eternal security and peace with God. The story of this one man’s healing ends here in one sense, but has this story really ended?
The Strong Man from Gadara, Pt IV
It is impossible, so removed in time and culture, to know what must have gone through the people’s minds when they saw the truth with their own eyes; but we do have a record of their summary reaction. At some point, they saw or heard enough to draw their own immediate conclusion about Jesus. They begged Jesus to go away from them and leave them alone. But why?
The Strong Man of Gadara, Pt III
Let’s pause here to consider the events that have just occurred on the coastal mountainside of Gadara. What exactly is happening in the spaces of time that fill out these few paragraphs in the final acts of this story? What can be gleaned from these inferences?
The Strong Man of Gadara, Pt. II
My name is who I am. I may be called one thing by my parents and friends, but I have a name God knows about me that says who I really am inside. I cannot serve God and man, self, or the spirits of this world; I am already choosing one or the other. I wonder, what is my name this moment? Whose am I?