Caesarea Philippi is in the northern part of Israel, and sits at the foothills of Mount Hermon along the Jordan River where a spring flowed from a cave so deep that it couldn’t be measured and came to be believed to be the Gates of Hell.
God hears a humble heart.
We see Jesus wanting to save souls. This happens not by physical healing, but by spiritual healing. We must regain control of our minds and get into alignment with our Creator.
I’m engaged in this study of the biblical book of Mark. I’m reminded of so many simple truths. I’m also understanding more and more how Jesus came with such focus and determination.
Away with the Mosaic Law and in with the New Covenant.
Look for the urgency, the mood, the drama set in the Book of Mark.
Maybe you’re giving up on someone who only needs a little encouragement or on someone who needs a good mentor and role model. Be that role model!