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Jesus Stopped

Jesus was busy. Fame of the miracles He had performed had spread throughout the land and the crowds had grown larger and pressed in wherever He went. As Jesus was teaching, an important man, one of the rulers of the synagogue, interrupted Him and pleaded that Jesus come and heal his daughter who was at […]

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The Untouchable, Touched

“Hello, a few days ago I got back from spending the summer in a developing country and now I have this really nasty cough,” I told the woman at the hospital’s check-in desk.  I was asked a few questions then immediately put into isolation where I remained for the weekend as tests were run. Fortunately, it […]

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Victory at Sea

Growing up in Florida, I’ve experienced a number of hurricanes. From listening to predictions of the storm’s path to surveying the damage left behind, it is difficult not to be overcome with feelings of powerlessness. We sometimes label natural disasters as “acts of God”. It is true that God has on some specific occasions executed […]

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Just Say the Word…

(Matthew 8:5 – 13) What a concept: to make God Himself marvel in amazement. It’s almost unbelievable… Yet this was exactly the reaction Jesus had to the centurion who asked for the healing of his servant. By now, most of us have probably heard this story; we even studied it a couple of weeks ago […]

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Going. Bringing. Hindering.

(Matthew 9:1-8; Mark 2:1-12; Luke 5:17-26). Imagine the following scene: Look at the Pharisees in the first row, dressed up according to their position. They had traveled from all around the country to listen to Jesus´ words, hoping to find the smallest detail that would help them accuse Jesus. Keep looking around.  You will find […]

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Demon-Possesed

The story of the two demon-possessed men (Matt. 8:28 – 34) is very significant and deserves specific attention. Firstly, almost all of Jesus’ miracles were performed because someone asked him to; but in this case, it seems, Jesus decides to cross the lake specifically to perform that one miracle. He crosses the lake, performs the […]

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The Cure

Editor’s Note: The following post is from Alvaro Ordoñez, MD. He is a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the prestigious Johns Hopkins University. We are pleased to welcome him as a contributor to the Cross Connection website.   A couple of months after the earthquake that struck Haiti in 2010, which killed over 316,000 people and […]

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