Not Enough Power
by Berni Dymet
Mark 5:39 When he had entered, he said to them, "Why do you make a commotion and weep? The child is not dead but sleeping."
Have you ever looked at a tough situation you're facing, a relationship, or money, or health- you look at this PROBLEM and think to yourself - not even God could fix this? Ever been there?
One day, Jesus is walking along, huge crowd following Him - and the local synagogue leader - Jairus - falls at His feet, begs Him to come heal his dying daughter.
But Jesus gets distracted by some woman and heals her and talks with her. Meanwhile, the news comes - Jairus' daughter, well she's dead. How does Jairus feel? Let down by God? Powerless? Lost? If only….You and I both know that feeling.
But Jesus says - "Come on let's go." He goes to Jairus' home - kicks everyone out, and raises the little girl back to life.
What is it that makes us think that Jesus who created the whole universe - doesn't have the power to deal with our problems? However big they are.
Jesus never criticized anyone for having too much faith. Never.
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