A Day in the Life of Jesus


He went to her, took her by the hand, and raised her up. The fever left her, and she served them. Mark 1:31

Let’s follow Jesus in how he lives one day.  The day for Jewish people begins at sunset.  It is then that crowds of people press about Jesus longing for the healing they were all learning about.  All the people of the town who were so very sick push up against the door where Jesus is staying. Each person waits his or her turn to be touched by Jesus and all the God-love that Jesus brings. 

While the town sleeps in peace and joy, after the healings, Jesus quietly walks alone to a dark and quiet place for prayer. There in the silence, Jesus, the Light of the World refreshes himself with intimate communion with His Father, gathering the energy to travel during the day to the next town where the healings start all over again in the evening.

If you happen to wake up during the night, rest with Jesus who wants to share His Father’s love with you.

Mark 1:29–39

Examples of Bible Breaths Learn More…

Joining those who search for You v. 37
Going on to other towns v. 38
Message of healing proclaimed v. 38
Finding the night for praying v. 35

The Sunday Gospels follow the Revised Common Lectionary.
This being Year B, we are dedicated in this season to the Gospel of Mark.

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