were watching their life whittle down to the few precious moments they were
able to enjoy. They then decided to go to Jesus with their problems. Jesus
was surrounded by a crowd, everyone was touching Him, wanting something from
him, yet it was the woman who was healed. The leader of the synagogue
too need help, it seemed a last resort, so he too turned to Jesus.
As they had Jesus heal both of the ailments, each was done by
faith. Moreover, when we pray that we are healed or get well, the
first thing we do is turn to God, for we realize our power over the matter
Hear the Good News, Christ makes
a difference in our life.
Though Christ does make such an impact in our life, we at times forget His
place in our life. We forget until we need Him. Ailments, when
they come into our life, they have the power to make things look different
and cause us to appreciate the smaller things in life we overlook. The
experience of Christ heals everyone, of one thing or another. The
crowd in the passage above, how many wanted a physical healing? We
hear of only two. Yet how many experienced healing through the actions
of Jesus with the woman and the little girl? I once thought that
having the ability, through Christ, to touch and to heal would be the
greatest gift I could ever share, but I was incorrect. The
greatest I could ever share is the healing experience of Jesus.
as I have
and that life was supposed to be better than it was then that I turned to
you. And though I did not know what was in store for me, your presence
lifted me high up and filled me with a peace and understanding that was
like nothing I knew before. Lord, we all come to You for different
reasons in our life. The one thing we do know is that we need You.
And the most exciting element of this is You are seeking us out. Let me
find You in my good days and my bad days.
Help me to share with others
what a marvelous thing You are doing in my life. You make a wonderful
difference. Today, I feel better. Thank
You for all You have done in my
life, and all You will continue to do, through Christ our Lord I pray.