Maybe Jesus Wants To Open Your Ears

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They “begged” Jesus to heal the man (Mark 7:31-37). Scripture says he was “a deaf man who had an impediment in his speech” (Mark 7:32). Jesus told the man’s ears and mouth to “Be Opened.” In Mark’s characteristic style, we are told that Jesus took action “and immediately the man’s ears were opened, his tongue was released, and he spoke …

Abundant Love Means Leftovers

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At least once every summer, we throw a party for the church youth group. They come to our house and play games, swim in the pool, and eat pizza. Although it might sound like insanity to some people, we love having a house full of teenagers! We’ve done this for a few years now and we’ve learned there are three …