"When they came to the home of the synagogue ruler, Jesus saw a commotion, with people crying... He... said to them, 'Why all this commotion and wailing? The child is not dead but asleep.' But they laughed at Him."
You can recall laughing at something that
sounded foolish, can’t you? Perhaps it was when you heard a politician make promises you knew would not be kept. The speaker – though a successful and capable person – sounded foolish, right? Jesus was a fool to the crowd at Jairus’ house. And His simple but powerful Gospel message is still considered foolish to the world today. People hear of a dead man who came back to life to save the world, and they laugh. Yet, with God all things are possible. Even a Carpenter can die for the sins of the
WITHOUT GOD, NOTHING IS POSSIBLE; BUT WITH GOD ALL THINGS ARE POSSIBLE. "DON'T BE AFRAID; JUST BELIEVE."
Bible In A Year
- 2 Chronicles 35-36
- Psalm 25
- Mark 4