Healing Week: Bartimaeus #4 “He Gives without Struggle”

Bartimaeus (Mark 10:46-52) did not struggle to believe. There was no prayer meeting in Jericho to prepare the people’s hearts for Jesus’ arrival. No worship team or preacher. No religious gathering.

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Healing Week: Bartimaeus #3 “The Author Arrives”

Healing the blind was at best a rare event in the days of Bartimaeus (Mark 10:46-52). People of their time might say it was “impossible.” Perhaps it is why the people told him to be quiet and

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Healing Week: Bartimaeus #2 “The Beggar Who Did Not Pity Himself”

Beggars like Bartimaeus (Mark 10:46-52) often depend upon public pity for their existence. Without love and pity, most-likely, he was largely ignored. Yet, despite his desperate situation, Bartimaeus never

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Healing Week: Bartimaeus #1 “He is Here!”

The story of Bartimaeus in Mark 10:46-52 is a powerful illustration of faith and healing. A blind beggar, Bartimaeus sat and heard the stirring of the people. When he asked what was happening, he was told

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Healing Week: “His Compassion is His Guarantee”

If I would say my wife does not care about me (especially when I am not well) invalidates her love for me. It shames her and declares that our relationship is a farce. Fake. Even more, to suggest that

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Healing Week: “More Than Able”

Can God heal? Most people would agree that He can, but faith does not only rest on God’s ability to do something. God’s ability to heal does not make Him obligated to perform healing. A billionaire

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