Never Stop Believing and Expecting

Now there is in Jerusalem near the Sheep Gate a pool, which in Aramaic is called Bethesda and which is surrounded by five covered colonnades. Here a great number of disabled people used to lie—the blind, the lame, the paralyzed. One who was there had been an invalid for thirty-eight years. When Jesus saw him lying there and learned thatContinue reading “Never Stop Believing and Expecting”

I Was Blind But Now I See!

“Neither this man nor his parents sinned,” said Jesus, “but this happened so that the work of God might be displayed in his life.” (John 9:3 NIV) The blind man in John 9 lived with a label all his life until Jesus came along, that is. Since his birth, he was known for his disability.Continue reading “I Was Blind But Now I See!”

Give Him a Shout-Out

Next a poor demon-afflicted wretch, both blind and deaf, was set down before him. Jesus healed him, gave him his sight and hearing. The people who saw it were impressed—“This has to be the Son of David!” But the Pharisees, when they heard the report, were cynical. “Black magic,” they said. “Some devil trick he’sContinue reading “Give Him a Shout-Out”