Fokus på Jesus och evangelium / Focus on Jesus and the gospel

Great faith

“There, a woman of Canaan came out of the same regions and cried out to Him, saying, “Have mercy on me, O Lord, Son of David. My daughter is severely possessed by a demon.” But He did not answer her a word. And His disciples came and begged Him, saying, “Send her away, for she cries out after us.” But He answered, “I was sent only to the lost sheep of the house.. Read More

You can believe

“Often it has thrown him into the fire and into the water to kill him. But if You can do anything, have compassion on us and help us.” Jesus said, “If you can believe, all things are possible to him who believes.” Mark 9:22-23  Jesus performed miracles over and over again as He walked the earth.  Jesus also taught His disciples and the people.  Together with Jesus, completely new possibilities open up.  In.. Read More

God is extremely generous

“Peter answered Him and said, “Lord, if it is You, bid me come to You on the water.” He said, “Come.” Matt. 14:28-29  Not just on one occasion, but on two occasions, Jesus fed several thousand people with just a few loaves and fishes.  Naturally, better planning could have been claimed, so that there would be no need for miracles.  On another occasion, Jesus told one of His disciples to get money out.. Read More

Faith has a voice

“We have the same spirit of faith. As it is written, “I believed, and therefore I have spoken.” So we also believe and therefore speak,” 2 Cor. 4:13  Circumstances and people around you “preach” daily.  It can be fear, immorality and how difficult everything is.  Living on this earth means that all kind of things come across your path and you should not pretend that the challenges do not exist.  We do not.. Read More

Like cotton in the stomach

When I was younger and still living at home with my parents, I once had a stomach pain.  It went on for some hour and then I called for dad to come and pray for me.  I remember that I was lying on the bed and dad laid his hands on me and prayed.  Immediately the pain disappeared and it felt like cotton in my stomach.  Since then, over the years, I too.. Read More

The guy with the grenade splinter

A number of years ago, my friends and I had outdoor meetings in an Asian country.  The gospel was preached night after night in this predominantly Hindu area.  The Lord worked and people started to believe and experienced miracles.  Last night, a guy came and told us something that describes the power of the gospel in a very good way.  He said that before the outdoor meetings came to his area, he was.. Read More