Pursuit of His Presence
Email  |  My Account  |  Donate
"Go home to thy friends, and tell them how great things the Lord hath done for thee, and hath had compassion on thee" (Mark 5:19).

God is a good God. In most circles, that's still shocking news. Do you remember what Jesus told the madman from Gadara after He cast out the demons that had possessed him? Mark 5:19 says Jesus told him to tell his friends the great things the Lord had done for him.

Jesus was concerned about God's reputation. He wanted it corrected. Everywhere He went He taught people that God was not what they had thought He was. He taught them that God is a good God. And that's the job He gave us when He left the earth (Mark 16:15).

Mark 5:25-34 tells of a woman with an issue of blood, who put her reputation on the line. It was against the Jewish Law for a woman with an issue of blood to be seen in public. But she risked public humiliation, even arrest, and fought her way through the crowd to touch the hem of Jesus' garment.

She was more interested in Jesus' reputation than her own. She knew she couldn't get healed by staying at home doing what the religious community of her day said she should do. To receive her healing, she had to hang on to Jesus' reputation - and let go of hers. She wanted healing so desperately and believed in Jesus' goodness so fully that she was willing to risk it all.

That's how you have to be if you're going to see God work miracles in your life. You have to become so confident about how good He is that you'll dare to lay everything on the line. Choose His reputation over yours every single time.

If you've been dominated by the rumors Satan has used to smudge God's reputation, let His message from heaven set you free. It was written two thousand years ago on a hill called Calvary. It says, "God is good." And it's signed in blood, "Jesus."

Speak the Word: The Lord does great things for me. He has compassion and mercy on me. (Mark 5:19)

For Further Study: Luke 8:43-48

Daily Scripture Reading: 1 Samuel 10-11; 1 Corinthians 3

Excerpt permission granted by
Eagle Mountain International Church, Inc.
aka:  Kenneth Copeland Ministries

Sign Up for Pursuit of His Presence

Sign up and receive the Pursuit of His Presence devotion via email!. Enter your email below, and you will be subscribed to our Feedburner account.

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner

About Us

The online ministry of cfaith has been helping people discover faith, friends and freedom in the Word since 2000. Cfaith provides a unique and comprehensive collection of faith-building resources for the worldwide faith community.

At cfaith, you can strengthen your faith and deepen your understanding of the Word of God by digging into the vast collection of teaching articles, streaming audio and video messages, and daily devotionals. No other website offers such a unique and extensive collection of spiritual-growth resources aimed at helping you grow in your knowledge of the Word.

Read More...

Support Us

Why support cfaith?


(All contributions are 100% tax deductible)


SUPPORT CFAITH WITH ONE CLICK!

For every Internet search you make using
goodsearch, cfaith will receive one penny!

GS Logo 250x38

Contact Us

Business Hours:

Monday—Friday: 9 a.m.—5 p.m. CST
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Phone:

(763) 488-7800 or (800) 748-8107

Mailing Address: 

CFAITH.com
9201 75th Avenue North
Brooklyn Park, MN 55428

You can also send us a message here!

Login Form

Please ignore the “Secret Key” field; it is not needed to log in to cfaith.

Login Change Article

Spring360x442
You need to enable user registration from User Manager/Options in the backend of Joomla before this module will activate.