Looking Back: Woman With the Issue of Blood

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This is one of my all-time favorite Bible stories. Every time I read it, I am in awe of God’s love and devotion to us. His love and devotion toward me!

Even when we are sick, hurting, feeling gross, or lonely, Jesus lovingly calls us beloved. He extends healing and compassion to us even today! The faith of this precious unnamed woman inspires me to pursue God and meet with him, regardless of circumstances or how I’m feeling.

How does this woman’s story inspire you?
How have you experienced God’s healing in your life?

To go Deeper: Read Unnamed: Peter’s Mother-in-Law, Unnamed: Pharaoh’s Daughter
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This is one of my favorite stories in the Bible and one I return to often when I need a reminder about the graciousness and kindness of Jesus which, let’s be honest, is all the time.

This unnamed woman had been bleeding for twelve years and no one could help her. She went to the best doctors available and no one was able to help her. She was sick with no hope of a cure.

Can you just imagine if you were this woman in that moment?

News spread around your community of this guy named Jesus who was going around and healing people. You are cut off from close relationships with others because of the religious laws and you had spent all of your money on a cure that never materialized. Your body is rebelling against you and you’re powerless to stop it—everything you try ends in futility. You’ve…

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  1. I have always loved the story of the woman with the issue of blood. She was determined to get to Jesus and she was not going to let anything or anyone stop her. A lesson we need to learn.

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