All Age Talk -The Woman in the Crowd

For Jesus, it was not enough just to know he had healed someone, he also wanted to meet her, and to know that she really was OK after all. And he also know that it was better for Jane to meet him, not to stay anonymous. Jesus wanted to encourage her faith, to lead her closer to God, and to completely transform her life, not just bring physical healing. … More All Age Talk -The Woman in the Crowd

Luke 13:31-35

Lent 2 – Jesus wanted to hold the people. He saw their inner hurts. They were “harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd” (Matt 9:36) and needed to receive forgiveness and comfort, “but … would not”. What sad words. … More Luke 13:31-35

Mark 7:24-37

However it was, she gave a penetrating, and amusingly sassy, reply to Jesus. God’s got enough love for the rest of us too, you know. I like her style!

As in many other cases, such as the centurion’s servant, Jesus was pleased when he saw this faith, especially in one who had not been taught of God from childhood. Truly, God’s kingdom is, and always has been, for all. … More Mark 7:24-37