Posts Tagged ‘Jesus heals the paralyzed man’

Luke 5:17-26 Raising the Roof With Praise

Desperate to get to Jesus

Desperate to get to Jesus

Luke is recalling another remarkable story in his writing today. He wants to tell Theophilus and us about one extraordinary day in Jesus’ ministry. We are going to do things a little different today and join the crowd in the aftermath of this particular healing. We will be listening in on David and Jacob as they discuss with Leman what happened.

“All glory to God; the Father of Abraham, of Isaac and of Jacob! He is too marvelous for words!”

“Yes Jacob, He is wonderful! All praise to Him for sending His Servant Jesus to do these mighty works among us! He is truly a Man of God!”

This is the conversation that can be overheard as David and Jacob leave the home where Jesus has been ministering all day. The meeting ended with an amazing praise and worship time. Shouts of praise to God could be heard flowing out every opening, including the new one up on the roof. Read more »

Mark 2:1-12 Your Sins are Forgiven

Get to Jesus any which way you can!

Get to Jesus any which way you can!

Today we join Jesus as He comes back to His new hometown, Capernaum. Unlike Nazareth, His original hometown, Capernaum is MORE than willing to accept His works and listen to His teachings. They are so ready to accept His teachings that they filled the house where He was at to capacity and beyond.

I was doing a little research to see what the homes of Jesus’ time looked like. There were a few sites I came across after Googling my question. One I found interesting was Farrell’s Travel Blog. Because the author claims to have been conducting tours of the region we are studying, I think he might have an idea about the house where Jesus was teaching. Read more »