December 21, 2014
Luke 1:26-38
Romans 16:25-27
2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16

This section of Mark (1:29-31...

Epiphany 5 | Ordinary Time 5





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This section of Mark (1:29-31) could be the shortest, self-contained story in the Bible. "All scripture is inspired by God and is useful for teaching, for reproof, for correction and for training in righteousness" (2 Timothy 3:16). This brief passage makes a point. The woman was sick in bed. Perhaps she had a cold. No big deal -- she would have been well in a week with good rest. Still, the family brought the problem to Jesus' attention and he healed her immediately. None of our concerns is too small to be of concern to God.

So ... "That evening at sundown, they brought to him all who were sick or possessed with demons."...

This Sermon Illustration This section of Mark (1:29-31... is based on Mark 1:29-39 and relates to Epiphany 5 | Ordinary Time 5 of Cycle B of the lectionary. This Sermon Illustration on Mark 1:29-39 is just one of over 15,000 Sermon Illustrations at SermonSuite.com. SermonSuite also offers online sermons and professionally published sermons, lectionary sermons, non-lectionary sermons, sermon illustrations, worship resources, preaching resources, sermons on prayer, prayers, Christian drama, lectionary worship, lectionary workbooks and homilies. ...

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