An Agonising Interruption

AN AGONISING INTERRUPTION So Jesus went with him. A large crowd followed and pressed around Him. And a woman was there who had been subject to bleeding for twelve years. She had suffered a great deal under the care of many doctors and had spent all she had, yet instead of getting better she grew worse. When she heard about …Continue reading →

Love Fulfills The Law

LOVE FULFILLS THE LAW “Do you not know, brothers and sisters – I am speaking to those who know the law – that the law has authority over someone only as long as that person lives? For example, by law a married woman is bound to her husband as long as he is alive, but if her husband dies, she …Continue reading →

Caught In The Act!

CAUGHT IN THE ACT  “But Jesus went to the Mount of Olives. At dawn He appeared again in the temple courts, where all the people gathered around Him, and He sat down to teach them. The teachers of the law and the Pharisees brought a woman caught in adultery. They made her stand before the group and said to Jesus, …Continue reading →

Her Risk Paid Off

HER RISK PAID OFF “At that very moment the haemorrhaging stopped. Jesus said, ‘Who touched me?’ When no one stepped forward, Peter said, ‘But Master, we’ve got crowds of people on our hands. Dozens have touched you.’ Jesus insisted, ‘Someone touched me. I felt power discharging from me.’ “When the woman realised that she couldn’t remain hidden, she knelt trembling …Continue reading →

Don’t Panic

DON’T PANIC “On His return, Jesus was welcomed by a crowd. They were all there expecting Him. A man came up, Jairus by name. He was president of the meeting place. He fell at Jesus’ feet and begged Him to come to his home because his twelve-year-old daughter, his only child, was dying. Jesus went with him, making His way …Continue reading →

Weighed In The Balance

WEIGHED IN THE BALANCE “Jesus said to him, ‘Simon, I have something to tell you.’  ‘Oh? Tell me.’  ‘Two men were in debt to a banker. One owed five hundred silver pieces, the other fifty. Neither of them could pay up, and so the banker cancelled both debts. Which of the two would be more grateful?’ “Simon answered, ‘I suppose …Continue reading →