A Woman Healed

21When Jesus had crossed again in the boat to the other side, a great crowd gathered around him; and he was by the sea. 22Then one of the leaders of the synagogue named Jairus came and, when he saw him, fell at his feet 23and begged him repeatedly, “My little daughter is at the point of death.Continue reading “A Woman Healed”

Jesus Appoints the Twelve

13He went up the mountain and called to him those whom he wanted, and they came to him. 14And he appointed twelve, whom he also named apostles, to be with him, and to be sent out to proclaim the message, 15and to have authority to cast out demons. 16So he appointed the twelve: Simon (toContinue reading “Jesus Appoints the Twelve”

seeing isn’t believing…

As they were talking about these things, Jesus himself stood among them, and said to them, “Peace to you!” But they were startled and frightened and thought they saw a spirit. And he said to them, “Why are you troubled, and why do doubts arise in your hearts? See my hands and my feet, that it is I myself. Touch me, and see. ForContinue reading “seeing isn’t believing…”

12 years…

There is a lot going on today in the Gospel lessons for the fifth of Pentecost. We have Jesus and the disciples crossing over the sea again! And they meet the leader of the temple in the place they have landed. A Jew of high standing who is in charge of the Temple. He saysContinue reading “12 years…”