When Bartimaeus heard that Jesus of Nazareth was passing by, he screamed, “Jesus, thou Son of David”. Whenever Jesus was called the Son of David, reference was being made to His personality as the Messiah.
Our Focal Scripture makes mention of Blind Bartimaeus, the son of Timaeus. The word Timaeus comes from the Greek word ‘Timaios’, which means ‘honour’. So Bartimaeus was a son of ‘Honour’, but his situation was
In Old Testament times, the most prominent mention of Jericho pertained to the wall of Jericho and how it fell (see Joshua 6). Jericho was famous for negativity. Jericho was famous for something that was
Our Focal Scripture speaks of how the man with the unclean spirits would be in the mountains, cutting himself with stones. The unclean spirits allowed him to go to the mountains. Mountains are synonymous with
Our Focal Scripture speaks of how the man with unclean spirits was often bound with fetters and chains, and the chains and fetters ended up being broken. In subsequent verses, Jesus had a conversation with