Only a Touch! Mark 5:25-34

Mark 5:25‑34  •  1 min. read  •  grade level: 2
It was a sad case; to all appearance there was no help for her. Hopeless, and penniless, with no one to turn to in her last extremity,
SHE HEARD
of Jesus, the Great Physician, the Healer of sin-sick souls. Mixing faith with what she heard,
SHE CAME
to Jesus. Her desperate need brought her to Him, and putting faith into action,
SHE TOUCHED
His garment. Happy moment for the poor woman! She was in the personal company of Jesus, the only One who could possibly heal her body and meet the deep need of her soul. In a moment of time a change had taken place;
SHE FELT
... she was healed. She knew and realized what was done in her.
"She came in fear and trembling before Him,—
She knew her Lord had come; She felt that from Him virtue had healed her,—
The mighty deed was done.

Oh! touch the hem of His garment,
And thou, too, shalt be free;
His saving power this very hour,
Shall give new life to thee."
This is the way that the blessed Savior can meet the need of your precious soul. Not by any merit of your own can you obtain the salvation of God; it must be your sense of need that brings you to Himself, there to find, not an accuser, but One who in very truth is