Are You in Need of Healing?

February 7, 2021 – Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

On leaving the synagogue, Jesus entered the house of Simon and Andrew with James and John. Simon’s mother-in-law lay sick with a fever. They immediately told him about her. He approached, grasped her hand, and helped her up. Then the fever left her and she waited on them. (Mark 1:29-39)

Entering into the house, Jesus saw that Simon Peter’s mother-in-law was in bed with the fever. Immediately, He took her by the hand, healed her, and raised her up.

After the sun set, the people went and brought others who were sick to Him. He healed many people suffering in a variety of ways: physical, psychological, and spiritual.

Jesus showed compassion for those in need of healing – not only the physically sick, but also sinners, the poor, the afflicted, and the marginalized.

He still does – Jesus saves, Jesus cures, Jesus heals.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s