SEEING YOUR LIFE THROUGH THE LENS OF THE GOSPELS ~ Mark 5:21-43
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1 Like this woman, have you had the experience of a cure, an improvement, a success, after a long period of nothing happening? What was that like for you? What made the difference? On that occasion was there anything different in you, in others, in the circumstances – something that paved the way for the change or improvement?
2 ‘Who touched me?’ Jesus asked. It seems a strange request with crowds milling around. Many people brushed against him but the woman made contact in a different way. The same can happen in our relationships. We brush against many people but make real contact only with a few. Who are the people you have touched, and who has touched you? What difference has this
made to you and to them?
3 It can also happen that there are many occasions when we brush against Jesus, and other occasions when we have a sense that we are in contact with him. What deepens your contact with Jesus?
4 When Jairus asked Jesus to come and cure his daughter, some thought there was no point. Sometimes a situation can look like a lost cause.
Has it ever happened to you that subsequent events showed there was hope where you thought there was none?
Published Mon 22nd Jun 2015 09:25:30
Last Modified on Mon 22nd Jun 2015 09:25:30