Gospel of Mark
Mark 5:1-17, vs. 15 “Then they came to Jesus, and saw the one who had been demon-possessed and had the legion, sitting and clothed and in his right mind. And they were afraid”
We are told of a story of a man in Mark 5, described as a demon possessed man. It’s interesting to note how Mark begins to describe Jesus’ encounter with the man. He came out of the boat and immediately met Him out of the tombs a man with unclean spirit. Read the rest of this entry »
Psalm 73:25&26, “Whom have I in heaven but You? And there is none upon the earth that I desire besides You. My flesh and my heart fail; But God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever“
There are times when you know what you should do but you are not doing them. You have the skills, you have the ability but the strength to make it happen is what is lacking. We know of the phrase from the bible, Mark 14:38 “…The Spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak“. The Spirit desires to win but for the winning to really take place, the Spirit has to get the flesh on the same page otherwise both will war against each other. Read the rest of this entry »
1John 5:4, “He that is born of God overcomes the world and this is the victory that overcomes the world even our faith”.
Overcoming an obstacle by climbing on top of its roof and tearing it down courageously by faith, and with great determination, pushing on until you reach Jesus for your miracle, is the subject of today’s devotion.
I hope and pray that we can learn some more on things that will help grow our faith so we can be more prepared to overcome many of life’s hindrances we face every day. Read the rest of this entry »