Posts Tagged ‘Word of God’

Luke 11:27-28 True Blessedness

True blessings flow from here

True blessings flow from here

We get to hear from an exuberant woman in the crowd where Jesus was teaching. He recently freed a mute man, contended with the religious leaders over their blasphemy of the Holy Spirit, and provided an important warning for those He freed from Satan’s clutches. It’s been an eventful day! This won’t be the end of the day either.

Luke tells us that this woman spoke up as Jesus was talking about the danger of returning demons. I’m wondering what prompted her to speak out as she did. Was the man who was freed her son? Did she know him personally? She apparently was very moved by Jesus, His works, and His words. She reminds me of Jesus’ statement about the rocks crying out if those praising Him as He came into Jerusalem were silent. She wasn’t letting any rocks cry out. Read more »