suffering

July & August 2016

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When we pass through testing times how does our faith stand up? Do we think that God doesn`t care and fail to trust Him? When Jairus came to Jesus, on behalf of his daughter, she was alive. The delay, caused by the woman with the issue of blood, meant that before Jesus could get to his home his daughter had died. Jesus` words to him were, “Don’t be afraid; just believe.” (Mar 5:36). You can well understand the father with the demon possessed son, which the disciples could not cast out, asking Jesus, “If you can do anything, take pity on us and help us.” (Mar 9:22). To which Jesus reply, “Everything is possible for him who believes.” prompted the response, “I do believe; help me overcome my unbelief!” (9:24). Read the rest of this entry »