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Mark 1:29-34 Peter’s Mother-in-Law Healed

Jesus' touch restored her live

Jesus’ touch restored her live

Jesus, Peter, Andrew, James and John head out to Peter’s house for Sabbath lunch. I’m assuming that it was directly following the Sabbath teaching and miracle just mentioned by Mark because he says, “And immediately He left the synagogue and returned to the house of Simon and Andrew, with James and John” (verse 29). So that is where we are going too.

Jesus was probably a frequent visitor to Peter’s house as Peter and his brother Andrew were two of Jesus’ disciples. I imagine they visited together at each other’s homes while building the relationship before Jesus directly called these four men. I’m certain Jesus was acquainted with Peter’s family, including his mother-in-law. She had probably cooked for them all on more than one occasion. Maybe even sat and listened while Jesus taught. I believe Jesus cared for her very much. Read more »