Extraordinary in the Ordinary
All of us love hearing stories of miraculous healings. Our hearts are stirred when we hear about impossible situations being beautifully restored. We get inspired by people exhibiting supernatural strength and endurance when pushed to their absolute limits.
Truthfully, I’m a junkie for these kinds of things. Being a writer, I’m always on the lookout for powerful, moving stories for inspiration and ideas.
When we read about the miracles Jesus performed while He walked among us, they fuel our faith and give us hope when things seem hopeless.
But we have to remember that not every miracle was accepted or celebrated. Remember when Jesus healed on the sabbath and got the religious leaders all riled up. And when the disciples carried on His healing ministry, sometimes those miracles got them into trouble as well.
Today I read the story in Acts 14 where Paul and Barnabas healed a man in Lystra who had...