by Lenny Ports

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Your Faith Has Made You Whole (3 of 8)
Series: A Journey of Faith
Lenny Ports
Mark 5:21

Wholeness - this is a word that is embraced by society today - especially when it comes to nutrition. I mean think about it. We have:

Whole Foods
Whole wheat
Whole grain

Then you have words like:

Wholesale (always a better deal)
We want the whole story
We want the whole truth and nothing but the truth

Holistic - dealing with or treating the whole of something or someone and not just a part, emphasizing the importance of the whole and the interdependence of its parts. A doctor who takes a holistic approach to disease will take into account mental and social factors, rather than just the physical symptoms of a disease.

(KJV) Mark 5:21 And when Jesus was passed over again by ship unto the other side, much people gathered unto him: and he was nigh unto the sea. 22 And, behold, there cometh one of the rulers of the synagogue, Jairus by name; and when he saw him, he fell at his feet, 23 And besought him greatly, saying, My little daughter lieth at the point of death: I pray thee, come and lay thy hands on her, that she may be healed; and she shall live. 24 And Jesus went with him; and much people followed him, and thronged him. 25 And a certain woman, which had an issue of blood* twelve years, 26 And had suffered many things of many physicians, and had spent all that she had, and was nothing bettered, but rather grew worse*, 27 When she had heard of Jesus, came in the press behind, and touched his garment. 28 For she said, If* I may touch but his clothes, I shall be whole. 29 And straightway the fountain of her blood was dried up; and she felt in her body that she was healed of that plague. 30 And Jesus, immediately knowing in himself that virtue had gone out of him, turned him about in the press, and said, Who touched my clothes? 31 And his disciples said unto him, Thou seest the multitude thronging thee, and sayest thou, Who to ...

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