'Bartimaeus' Tagged Posts

'Bartimaeus' Tagged Posts

DIVINE SERENDIPITY

Matthew, Mark and Luke all tell the story.  On the road to Jericho sit two blind men.  Mark and Luke focus on one of the men in particular.  Mark tells us his name is Bartimaeus.   The day for these two men began as all of their days must have begun.  They were led by some kind soul to their usual spot on the roadside to beg – the only form of social assistance in those…

TENDER MERCIES

The closing verses of Mark’s 10th chapter recount the dramatic healing of the blind man, Bartimaeus. Jesus worked a great many miracles of healing during His earthly ministry.  But have you ever wondered why it seemed so selective? What about all the people in the world who never met up with Jesus, who died from their illnesses?   And what about all the people Jesus did…