Crowds press about while Jesus is on his way to heal a young girl. A woman with a hemorrhage has one focus: “I’ve just got to come near him. Even if I touch the hem of his cloak, I’ll be healed.” She insists, refusing to allow the crowd to put her off. She keeps the focus, moving nearer and nearer to Jesus, as she crawls on the ground among the people. Then the moment of contact … Power flows forth from Jesus to heal her. It is like being jump-started. The good battery of Jesus’ power is “ever-ready”. However, there needs to be faith-cables of good conduction. The woman’s faith connected with Jesus’ healing power. Her faith saved her.

How are your cables? Are they broken or connected to Jesus?

The Firestarter for Friday of the Fourth Week in Pentecost from
The Bible Through the Seasons.

Audio of the sermon…


“The New Colossus”   Poetry by Emma Lazarus
Reading and music: 
Elizabeth Crockett and Dolores Lomega

 

The Fifth Sunday in the Season of Pentecost   July 1, 2018
Today’s Readings:      Psalm 121     Mark 5:21-43

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God’s Year of Grace-2018 – Year B

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