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People were overwhelmed with amazement. 
“He has done everything well,” they said. - Mark 7:37 (NIV)

Although the people in today’s reading had begged Jesus to heal the man who was deaf and had difficulty speaking, they were still amazed when God granted their request. Even though the man had been suffering for a long time, he didn’t complain, “What took you so long?” Perhaps the...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, help us to wait patiently and expectantly as we come to you with our concerns. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Mark 7:31-37

Thought for the Day

When I want to give up hope, God can amaze me.

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