Tag Archives: healing

Stand Up, Pick Up Your Mat, and Walk!

In John 5, we learn of a man who has been sick and lying at the pool of Bethesda for 38 years.  The pool was constantly surrounded by those who were blind, lame, or paralyzed and in need of healing.  … Continue reading

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Reflections About Jury Selection

I realized that while we have been retweeting reporters’ tweets for the duration of jury selection, we have yet to make a blog entry about what’s been happening. With the jury set to be whittled down to 18 (12 jurors … Continue reading

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Remember Them In Your Prayers

Editor’s Note: The following is an anonymous submission from a Christians United for Jahar contributor. Last week’s news about Robel Phillipos’s verdict and Khairullozhon Matanov’s alleged assault has elicited some prayer requests.  If you have not been following the trial, Robel … Continue reading

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Calling Each By Its Name

Last fall, several of us started a prayer ministry for people on death row called Operation Life.  We are assigned to specific inmates who are within 3 months of their execution (although that often gets stayed repeatedly), and we commit … Continue reading

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Your Faith for This Man Counts

Every once in a while, I have a day of doubt – never in God Himself, but more in if this is what God truly wants of me or if I’ve made it all up in my head.  Yesterday, I … Continue reading

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Just Say “Jesus”

Dear Jahar, Life gets tough, and times get hard And it’s hard to find the truth in all the lies If you’re tired of wondering why Your heart isn’t healing And nothing feels like home ‘Cause you’re lost and alone … Continue reading

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Aza found guilty (and prayer requests)

Jahar’s friend Azamat Tazhayakov—Aza for short—was found guilty today on charges of obstruction of justice and conspiracy to obstruct justice. Sentencing will take place on October 16, and the maximum sentence is 25 years. I know the focus of this … Continue reading

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He Asked Me to Pray

Yesterday I was finishing reading “I Dared to Call Him Father” by Bilquis Sheikh. This is the powerful true story of a prominent Muslim woman who comes to faith in Christ and risks everything to follow Him. When I read … Continue reading

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You’re Never Alone, Dzhokhar (Part I)

I wanted to finish this before I posted it, but I’ve not yet done so. I did not want to just cast it aside (as I often do), so I figured that I would post in parts 🙂 Here’s Part … Continue reading

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Going and Telling

The Gospels are full to the brim of stories of the incredible healing power of Jesus’s love, many of which end in the exact same way. In Matthew 9, Jesus restores the sight of two blind men because of their … Continue reading

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