They couldn’t carry him through the crowd, so they tore off part of the roof above where Jesus was. When they had made an opening, they lowered the mat on which the paralyzed man was lying. - Mark 2:4 (CEB)

Early in Jesus’ ministry, he was preaching at a home. A large crowd gathered to hear him, many of whom had been healed of sickness by Jesus in the weeks before. Now they and many others returned to hear him preach. It was so crowded that a group of people...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, open our eyes to those in need around us so that we can offer help in your name. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Mark 2:1-5

Thought for the Day

With God’s help, I will not hesitate to help those in need.

Prayer Focus

To know when to get out of the way

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