After a full day of meetings and preparation at our embassy (office) in Jakarta, our small team departed for our 10:15pm flight that flew all through the night to Jayapura, the largest Indonesian city
“…God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power, who went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, for God was with Him.” (Acts 10:38)
Praying for the sick is not unusual. It is expected.
In Mark 16:18, we hear Jesus giving the great commission and He ads that believers “will lay hands on the sick, and they will recover. Praying
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.
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