Risqué or Risky?

There was a chick in Jesus’ life who was very edgy (actually, most of the women that we read about who interacted w Jesus were pretty edgy for their day). This chick had an extremely severe health need & her problem had lasted 12years & only continued to deteriorate despite spending lots of time & money on doctors & various remedies, all to no avail. Her situation was extremely sad not only because of the horrible health problem, but her problem was exacerbated because under Jewish law, she was forbidden to be in public bc of her health problem.
She took a life threatening risk to go out in public & secretly touch the hem of Jesus’ robe – risky.
The conclusion of her risky faith is that she was healed – but here’s the part that really grabs me: Jesus didn’t allow her healing to remain a secret. He called her out to make her healing publicly known – that she was well & could therefore have normal public interactions & restored relationships. Whatever we allow to come into Jesus’ presence gets improved, restored, healed & redeemed 🙂

2 thoughts on “Risqué or Risky?

  1. And vice versa- He took a risk to identify her that she had touched him albeit, which would have made him “unclean” by the association. Hmmmm But the Miracle is the miracle. And, what do we risk – You -at least put yourself out there, while the rest of us remain “secret agents” for the Lord. Kudos to you!! And hooray for persistence!!

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