Using oral stories in ministry
Jesus and his disciples were leaving the city of Jericho and a blind man named Bartimaeus, was sitting by the side of the road, begging. When he heard that Jesus of Nazareth was passing by, he shouted, “Son of David, have mercy on me!”
The people rebuked him and told him to be quiet. But he shouted all the more. Then Jesus stopped and said, “Call him.” So they called the blind man, “Cheer up and get up, he is calling you!”
Throwing his cloak aside, he jumped to his feet and came to Jesus. And Jesus said, “What do you want me to do for you?” He replied, “Teacher, I want to see!” So Jesus said to him, “Go, your faith has healed you.” Immediately he was able to see, and he followed Jesus along the road.
An interesting story! And…
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