When Jesus heard what had happened, he withdrew by boat privately to a solitary place. Hearing of this, the crowds followed him on foot from the towns. When Jesus landed and saw a large crowd, he had compassion on them and healed their sick (Matthew 14:13-14, NIV).
If you are at all like me, when you are down or depressed because of your own struggles and problems one of the first things you do is ask God for help…or maybe it is not the first thing you do, but eventually, when you realize that you are not enough, that is what you do.
Last week I was feeling really blah and spiritually drained…so I asked God for help. And He responded almost immediately by giving me a funeral to officiate and a speaking engagement.
It seems totally counter-intuitive, I know. But I have been learning that God loves to answer…
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