“No one is poor who had a godly mother.” – Abraham Lincoln
Mark 7:24a CSB – He got up and departed from there to the region of Tyre. He entered a house and did not want anyone to know it,
Mark 7:24b (CSB) – but he could not escape notice.
Retreat to Reset
Matthew 15:22 CSB – Just then a Canaanite woman from that region came and kept crying out, “Have mercy on me, Lord, Son of David! My daughter is severely tormented by a demon.”
Matthew 15:23a CSB – Jesus did not answer a word.
Rest to Recharge
Matthew 15:23-24 CSB –Jesus did not say a word to her. His disciples approached him and urged him, “Send her away because she’s crying out after us.”
24 He replied, “I was sent only to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.”
Matthew 15:25 CSB – But she came, knelt before him, and said, “Lord, help me!”
Matthew 15:26 CSB – He answered, “It isn’t right to take the children’s bread and throw it to the dogs.”
Matthew 15:27 CSB – “Yes, Lord,” she said, “yet even the dogs eat the crumbs that fall from their masters’ table.”
Request to Restore
Matthew 15:28 CSB – Then Jesus replied to her, “Woman, your faith is great. Let it be done for you as you want.” And from that moment her daughter was healed.
Deuteronomy 6:4-7 CSB – “Listen, Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. 5 Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your strength. 6 These words that I am giving you today are to be in your heart. 7 Repeat them to your children. Talk about them when you sit in your house and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up.
Colossians 1:9-10 CSB – For this reason also, since the day we heard this, we haven’t stopped praying for you. We are asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding, 10 so that you may walk worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to him: bearing fruit in every good work and growing in the knowledge of God,
Judges 2:8-10 CSB – Joshua son of Nun, the servant of the Lord, died at the age of 110. 9 They buried him in the territory of his inheritance, in Timnath-heres, in the hill country of Ephraim, north of Mount Gaash. 10 That whole generation was also gathered to their ancestors. After them another generation rose up who did not know the Lord or the works he had done for Israel.