Do Not Fear, Only Believe

Barbara Brown Taylor says that one of the lines in this passage (Mark 5:21-43) amount to Jesus shortest sermon.  I would suggest that they are not just his shortest sermon, but perhaps his best.

Jesus says, “Do Not Fear, Only Believe!”

One sentence  –  Five words  –  Two imperatives

“Do not fear…”  AND “…only believe.”

We live is a culture riddled by fear – fear of almost everything.  We live in a culture that finds the challenge to “…only believe” tougher than just about anything.


So, if you put these things together……well, why don’t you click this hyperlink NOW to listen to the sermon and then share what you think about what Jesus said.


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