Mark 7:31-37: Not Only What, but How

Deaf Hear, Mute Speak 2

The entrance and exit for our words—hearing and speaking.  Into our ears, words enter; out of our mouths, they leave.  For our vocal cords to form coherent sounds, our eardrums need those sounds to vibrate on them.  By listening, we learn to speak. A little child makes many random noises, later mimicking the pitch, timber, […]

Mark 7:31-37: We, too, are born deaf and mute


To Joseph, the stepfather of Jesus, the angel had this to say about the Virgin Mary’s Son: “And you are to name him Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins” (Matthew 1:21).  There you have it.  That’s a clear and concise summary of Jesus’ work as Savior.  He rescues and frees us […]