If you could gain the whole world, would you give up your soul? That’s a pretty easy question to answer for the veteran Christian. There is nothing more important than our soul. Where we spend eternity is far more important than anything else in life.
What lengths would you go to save a life? This is the question our medical professionals answer on a daily basis as they use heroic efforts to preserve the lives of people under their care. We praise God for the medical gifts he has given to our society! What lengths would God go to save a soul? That is the question we’ll answer as we watch the great physician in action!
“God forsaken of God who can understand it?” When Luther remarked on the complete isolation of our Lord Jesus as he hung on the cross, he struck a nerve. No one can possibly understand this because Jesus is the only one on this side of the grave who had experienced it. Because Jesus has, we never will.
“What are you doing? What is going on?!” Why was a crowd pushing this man to the front. He didn’t know what was going on. He couldn’t hear. Jesus shows his compassion here by taking the man away from the crowd and healing him. This wasn’t a sideshow; this was a child of God who needed to be helped.
The job of a shepherd can be a challenge because sheep aren’t the brightest animals. Jesus our Good Shepherd knows where we are weak and when we get ourselves into trouble. No matter what is going on he will never leave us. Watch as we learn from the Good Shepherd in the Gospel of Mark.