Mark tells us of a man with bold problems. He is a troubled fellow with a most serious physical disability. He is paralyzed and has lost the use of his limbs. He cannot transport himself about. In order to go from one place to another, he must be carried by friends. He must surely have … More Not Avoiding Conflict At All Costs
He was a troubled fellow who had exhausted all other earthly possibilities. He could not help himself. There was none who could fix what ailed him. He was in an impossible situation. However, he had heard of Jesus compassion and power. He knew what Jesus could do for troubled and tormented souls if he desired. … More Playing It Safe in Prayer?
Esther was a victim. She was a youngster seen without wisdom, experience, or power. She was an orphan. Her parents had perished, and now she lived with an elderly uncle. She was a woman. In her culture, a female was something to be owned, displayed, traded, used, abused, and discarded. She was an exile. Esther … More Worshiping in the Harem