“The Greatest Miracle”


JOURNEY towards the Perfect Communicator

Thursday of the Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time/ July 02, 2020

Photo Credit: Archdiocese of Malta

Gospel: Matthew 9:1-8

Friends, in today’s Gospel Jesus healed a paralytic man lying on a stretcher, which was brought to Him by the people. What was amazing in this episode of the life of Jesus was the ‘faith’ of the people. It was because of their faith which moved Jesus to forgive the sins of the paralytic. And what even more amazing was when Jesus healed the paralytic saying, “Rise, pick-up you stretcher, and go home” to prove to the scribes, so that they may know that He has authority to forgive sins.

The ‘stretcher’ which the paralytic man was lying, is a symbol of slavery. A slavery from sinfulness. This made the man paralyzed everyday in his life, in his relationships with his family and in the society where he belongs. When Jesus…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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