Jesus Cured a Man Who Was Deaf and Dumb

 

Mark 7:31-37

 

The Navarre Bible notes are instructive.

Jesus worked a miracle to show “the

Saving power of His human nature.”

Christ opens our ears to hear His Father.

We get salvation through the sacraments.

 

According to Mark, Jesus told people

To be silent about three miracles:

The curing of a man with leprosy,

The raising of a little girl from death,

And the curing of a deaf and dumb man.

 

“Jesus wanted people to come to His

Mission…in light of His death on the cross.”

 

The people were like Edith Bunker.  They

Could not stifle themselves or dummy up.

 

Patrick McCaskey

 

Patrick McCaskey is a Vice President and Director of the Chicago Bears, Chair of Sports Faith International, and Chair of WSFI Catholic Radio 88.5, as well as poet and the author of our Sports and Faith Series. He is also a grandson of George “Papa Bear” Halas. Surprising, inspiring, and all very human, Patrick McCaskey’s Poems About the Gospel is a book for all seasons where readers can find a few words of encouragement in every poem. Poems About the Gospel is available from Sporting Chance PressAmazon and select bookstores like the Little Way in Crystal Lake.

 

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