Tag Archives: Matthew 8

Lost and hurting? Drop the k

Leprosy is an infectious skin disease that causes lesions and nerve damage of the skin, upper respiratory tract, and eyes. It is spread by skin to skin contact. Leprosy is a chronic condition that can last a lifetime without medical … Continue reading

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Why calm the storm?

Matthew (8:23-27), Mark (4:35-41), and Luke (8:22-25) all describe Jesus’ calming of a storm. Luke’s version says: One day Jesus said to his disciples, “Let us go over to the other side of the lake.” So they got into a … Continue reading

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Go back home

I’ve always liked the story of Jesus healing the man possessed by many demons (Legion). It appears in the three synoptic, or similar, Gospels: Mark (5:1-20), Matthew (8:28-34), and Luke (8:26-39). Let’s quickly hit the highlights from Mark’s account because I … Continue reading

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Amaze Jesus!

I’ve been studying Matthew 5-10. Wow. If I were to advise a new believer on what to study first, I’d recommend two sections of the New Testament: 1. the book of John — this is one of the four Gospels, … Continue reading

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