Jesus Departed ...

Those who had seen it reported to them how the man who was demon-possessed had been made well. And all the people of the country of the Gerasenes and the surrounding district asked Him to leave them, for they were gripped with great fear; and He got into a boat and returned . – Luke 8:36-37 You’ve probably heard through the years that God does not hear the prayers of the unrighteous. This text teaches that He certainly does. In this narrative of the demon-possessed Gerasene man, these... Read More
Posted by Jeff Noblit at Thursday, June 21, 2012 | 0 comments

Praying In The Storm

They came to Jesus and woke Him, saying, “Master, Master, we are perishing!” And He got up and rebuked the wind and the surging waves, and they stopped, and it became calm. – Luke 8:24   The storm is raging, the boat is filling up, and Jesus is asleep. Do you feel that way sometimes? He’s asleep; where is He? Jesus often seems invisible. Why is this? Well, the designs of mercy are wisely hidden. You couldn’t handle it if He told you everything. His ways are beyond... Read More
Posted by Jeff Noblit at Saturday, June 16, 2012 | 0 comments

Leading Into The Storm

Now on one of those days Jesus and His disciples got into a boat, and He said to them, “Let us go over to the other side of the lake.” So they launched out. But as they were sailing along He fell asleep; and a fierce gale of wind descended on the lake, and they began to be swamped and to be in danger. – Luke 8:22-23   Often we do not see a storm when it’s brewing. Sometimes storms just come up suddenly like it did for these men on this day, and hits our life completely unexpected.... Read More
Posted by Jeff Noblit at Thursday, June 14, 2012 | 1 comments

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