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by Dr. Ralph F. Wilson
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"Come and See!" The Joyful Heart, June 16, 2021. Jesus invites you to a winsome walk alongside him. Thoughts on John 1:29-51. Audio (9:30).
"Jesus the Healer" (Mark 1:29-39), sermon preached at Rock Harbor Covenant Church, Rocklin, California on 7 Mar 2021. Overview of Jesus' healing ministry, and call for healing ministry today. Audio (19:21), Video (28:00, scroll to elapsed time 32:28 to begin the sermon portion).
"Half-Healing at the Pool of Bethesda," The Joyful Heart, July 12, 2014. A short story of the account of the invalid healed at the Pool of Bethesda. Audio (9 min)
"The Jericho Connection". The Joyful Heart, March 27, 1999. Explains how Jesus is the "Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world."
"Smiling Outside, Lost Within" The Joyful Heart, Issue 12, February 8, 1998. Examines struggles and healing illustrated by the woman with the flow of blood.
"Lord, You Can Use My Boat," The Joyful Heart, Issue 7, October 3, 1997. A short story of the call of Peter and Jesus' ownership of all we possess.
"A Leper's Thanksgiving," The Joyful Heart, Issue 3, November 23, 1996. The story of the ten lepers who were cleansed by Jesus from Luke 17:11-19.
"Light Blindness," Evangelical Visitor, September 1995, p. 9. Vista, September 10, 1995, p. 6. The search for truth as symbolized in the healing of the man born blind.
"The Healer without Latex Gloves," The Loomis News, August 11, 1994, p. 8. Point: Jesus did not isolate himself from sinners, but loved and cared for them.
"Standing Tall," Acorns, February 3, 1992, pp. 1-3. Purpose (in press). The story of Zacchaeus finding Jesus' acceptance.
"Neither Do I Condemn You," Acorns, February 24, 1992. A short story about Jesus' mercy to the woman taken in adultery.
"A Companion Along the Way," Evangel, April 3, 1988, pp. 4-5. A recounting of the Easter story on the road to Emmaus.
"A Soldier's View of the Tomb," The Helping Hand, March-April 1995, pp. 13, 16. The story of the resurrection told through the eyes of the centurion in charge of the crucifixion. 1,300 words.
"The God-Man," Acorns, April 4, 1993, pp. 1-2. Pondering the paradox: if Jesus is God, how could he die? And if he is man, how could he rise?
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