Peace and Proof (What the Disciples Saw, Part 4 of 4)

Read: John 20:26-29 As we have just celebrated Easter, it seemed fitting to end this Weekly Word series with a recounting of one of Jesus' post-resurrection appearances. At this point Jesus had already appeared to most of the disciples (see verses 19-25 of the same chapter) but Thomas had yet to see Him. Even though … Continue reading Peace and Proof (What the Disciples Saw, Part 4 of 4)

Forgiven and Healed (What the Disciples Saw, Part 1 of 4)

Read: Mark 2:1-12 There are multiple accounts of healing throughout Jesus' ministry, but one of my favorites is this passage (found also in Matthew 9:1-8 and Luke 5:17-26). I try to picture myself there. Squeezed shoulder to shoulder in a house full of people, listening to Jesus. All of a sudden the sound of footsteps … Continue reading Forgiven and Healed (What the Disciples Saw, Part 1 of 4)