April 20, 2014

Rise Up and Walk!

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Do you think miracles don't happen like they did in the Gospels, or that the Lord does not work like He did in the book of Acts? Read this. Source: Friends of Indonesia During the massive eruption of Mount Merapi in the fall of 2010, Fr. Marcus and Fr. Alexios started to reach out to the people of that area, first in their physical relief efforts, later in their spiritual. While they were delivering relief supplies and housing refugees, they were also spreading the gospel. A small seed that has since flowered. Fr. Markus had been talking to a shaman of the area whose wife, Kartini, was very sick and had been paralyzed for many years. The shaman, Pak Mulyoto, wanted to know if Jesus Christ could heal people; he had tried every other type of healing powers. Shamans in Indonesia, and this one in particular, believe that they have a great power for healing, but he could not heal his own wife. Fr. Markus assured him that indeed Jesus could heal, but it was faith in Jesus … [Read more...]