Jairus

Daily Devotional Luke 8:54-56 – Why must we forgive and forget our sins? – Online Bible Study – Commentary in easy English – Day 206

But he took her by the hand and said, “My child, get up!” Her spirit returned, and at once she stood up. Then Jesus told them to give her something to eat. Her parents were astonished, but he ordered them not to tell anyone what had happened. (Luke 8:54-56) In the novel, Soul’s Gate, by […]

Bible Study Devotional – Day 205 – Commentary Luke 8:52-53 – Why did the mourners of Jairus’ daughter laugh at Jesus?

And all were weeping and mourning for her, but he said, “Do not weep, for she is not dead but sleeping.” And they laughed at him, knowing that she was dead. (Luke 8:52-53) I’m sure you’ve been through a period of sadness. After my divorce, I wept. The mourning didn’t end until I let Jesus […]

Bible Study Devotional – Day 202 – Commentary Luke 8:45-48

“Who touched me?” Jesus asked. When they all denied it, Peter said, “Master, the people are crowding and pressing against you.” But Jesus said, “Someone touched me: I know that power has gone out from me.” Then the woman, seeing that she could not go unnoticed, came trembling and fell at his feet. In the […]

Bible Study Devotional – Day 201 – Commentary Luke 8:42b-44 – Do we react in faith when God takes a detour from answering our prayers?

As Jesus was on his way, the crowds almost crushed him. And a woman was there who had been subject to bleeding for twelve years, but no one could heal her. She came up behind him and touched the edge of his cloak, and immediately her bleeding stopped. (Luke 8:42b-44)  In Karen Kingsbury’s novel, Fame, […]

Bible Study Devotional – Day 200 – Commentary Luke 8:40-42a – Does God want us to take risks?

Now when Jesus returned, a crowd welcomed him, for they were all expecting him. “Then a man named Jairus, a synagogue leader, came and fell at Jesus’ feet, pleading with him to come to his house because his only daughter, a girl of about twelve, was dying. (Luke 8:40-42a) Matthew 25 tells us the Parable […]

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