And they came to Jericho. And as he was leaving Jericho with his disciples and a great crowd, Bartimaeus, a blind beggar, the son of Timaeus, was sitting by the roadside. And when he heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to cry out and say, “Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!” And … More We need our eyes opened: to see ourselves and God’s glory
In Mark 5:21-43 we read that Jesus healed two different women, one a young girl and one who had suffered for years with a disease that doctors could not cure. J.C. Ryle’s insightful comments: Great is our Lord’s experience in cases of disease! Great is his sympathy with His sick and ailing members! The gods … More Ryle: Just the Savior that human nature needs
Mark 5:18-20 As he was getting into the boat, the man who had been possessed with demons begged him that he might be with him. And he did not permit him but said to him, “Go home to your friends and tell them how much the Lord has done for you, and how he has … More Tell them how much the Lord has done for you!
J.C. Ryle on Matthew 15: We read, that “great multitudes came to him, having with them the lame, blind, mute, maimed, and many others.” Many of them, no doubt, had journeyed many miles, and gone through great fatigues. Nothing is so difficult and troublesome, as to move sick people. But the hope of being healed … More Come to Jesus for healing- both body and soul
And they came to Bethsaida. And some people brought to him a blind man and begged him to touch him. And he took the blind man by the hand and led him out of the village, and when he had spit on his eyes and laid his hands on him, he asked him, “Do you … More Sovereign God heals in any way he chooses
In Mark 5:21-43 we read that Jesus healed two different women, one a young girl and one who had suffered for years with a disease that doctors could not cure. J.C. Ryle’s insightful comments: The main subject of these verses is the miraculous healing of a sick woman. Great is our Lord’s experience in cases … More Ryle: Just the Savior we need!
J. C. Ryle comments on Matthew 27:11-26, our Bible reading passage for today- These verses describe our Lord’s appearance before Pontius Pilate, the Roman governor. That sight must have been astonishing to the angels of God. He who will one day judge the world allowed himself to be judged and condemned, though “he had done … More The Silent Sufferer Condemned