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Jesus heals. Matthew cites Isaiah 53 as an explanation of the miraculous healings that Jesus did. We believe in healing and will take is any way it comes. We don’t believe the stories that God wants our children to suffer.
Please enjoy our little mini-series on healing.
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I agree that we do not know when Jesus was born, but probably not December the 25th, Baal’s birthday. However, we should not get distracted by arguing about it. I was greatly encouraged by a sermon from George Whitefield entitled “The Good Shepherd.” He proved from John 10 that Jesus attended the Feast of Dedication, Hanukah, even though there was not Biblical commandment to do so. Nevertheless, Jesus went to the temple, because that is where His countrymen were gathering and he had an assignment to share the gospel there. We too, can be with our family, friends, and country and share the gospel. Arguing about the correct date for Jesus’ birth is a distraction.
Further, Whitefield said how grateful he was that to his knowledge not a single pamphlet of the Methodist church of his time had been published on the non-essentials of the faith. We have enough to cover in the essentials of faith and Truth in our society today.
Today a Mr. Masuzoe became the new governor of Tokyo. In his speech today he said he would work to restore the citizen’s confidence. He ended his speech with “I must never forget that I serve the people of Tokyo.” Although I do not know anything about Japanese politics, I was impressed by this fellow’s speech, especially how he ended. Yes, public officials should remember above all else that they serve the people in their district. Not just the people who elected them, not just doing the job as they see fit, and surely not just doing what they can get away with — but serving their constituents. Everyone with power should be doing this, because this is what having authority means: taking responsibility, serving. Jesus served. Jesus, creator of the universe, poured himself out, not just for our small, unwise desires, but indeed, FOR US. That is why he is now Lord of All. Let us all follow that example.
BTW, that is what moms do.