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 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
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
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 Disease, Distress and Delivery
Matthew 4:23-25 And he went throughout all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the gospel of the kingdom and healing every disease and every affliction among the people. So his fame spread throughout all Syria, and they brought him all the sick, those afflicted with various diseases and pains, those oppressed by demons, epileptics, … More J.C. Ryle: These miracles are meant to teach us….
When Jesus saw him lying there and knew that he had already been there a long time, he said to him, “Do you want to be healed?” The sick man answered him, “Sir, I have no one to put me into the pool when the water is stirred up, and while I am going another steps … More Ultimate Compassion
Isaiah 35: 5-6 Then the eyes of the blind shall be opened, and the ears of the deaf unstopped; then shall the lame man leap like a deer, and the tongue of the mute sing for joy. We are blind and deaf; our powers of perception are destroyed by sin. What a picture! All the great … More God Opens Eyes and Ears
J.C. Ryle comments on the blind beggar in Luke 18:35-43 The miracle described in these verses is rich in instruction. It was one of the great works which witnessed that Christ was sent of the Father. (John 5:36.) But this is not all. It contains also some lively patterns of spiritual things which deserve attentive … More Are you sitting “by the wayside?”