'Martha' Tagged Posts

'Martha' Tagged Posts

WAITING FOR JESUS

Young or old, it is true that we are waiting.  The psalmist said:  “My soul waits for the Lord more than watchmen wait for the morning.” To wait on the Lord is another way of describing faith in the Lord.  St. Paul said that the whole creation waits in eager expectation, standing on tip-toes like a little boy waiting for the first unit of the parade to come down the…

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…