Again, in Mark 3:1-19 Jesus did healing on a Sabbath, this time He healed a man with a withered hand. The powers that were hated it, but more and more people followed him. Jesus appointed the 12 apostles. Jesus heals on
Joshua 5. While camped at Gilgal the second generation of Israelites were circumcised. Joshua met the Commander of the Army of the LORD.
Joshua 6 describes in living detail The Fall of Jericho. (One of the many musical renditions of this event is with the Delta Rhythm Boys.) Enjoy!
Psalm 27 of David. “The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?”
Mark 3, Jesus heals on the Sabbath, attracting crowds, appoints the 12 Apostles, Jesus and Beelzebub, Jesus Mother and Brothers.
The Herodians were Jews that went along with the Romans, held important positions and was an important part of the secular government at that time.
Beelzebub is the Greek form of the name Baal-zebub, a pagan Philistine god worshiped in the ancient Philistine city of Ekron during the Old Testament times. It is a term signifying “the lord of flies”. The Jews changed the name to “Beelzeboul,” as used in this passage, meaning “lord of dung.” This name referenced the god of the fly that was worshiped to obtain deliverance from the injuries of that insect.
Yet, God is sovereign!