Summer Staycation – Homes Jesus Visited
‘Healing In The Home’
Matthew 8: 14-17/ Mark 1: 29-34/ Luke 14: 38-41
At ease in Peter’s home, Jesus appears as more than just a guest or even a family member. Here he takes the intimate initiative in the healing process by touching his Mother in Law. something only a family member would do. Taking charge Jesus rejects the fear of ceremonial contamination, no words are needed – just touch.
After the healing Peter’s Mother in law serves – indicating her full recovery. Serving in her home she models a home based discipleship example.