Jesus loves and values everyone and hopefully we do too.
On one occasion when Jesus showed that he values people who society thinks are worthless, the gospel writers recorded what happened but they didn’t include the name of the woman involved. Whilst it may be that the names weren’t available to the writers, it is also possible that it shows that the writers didn’t completely get what Jesus was trying to show them.
The only person apart from Jesus who is named in this episode that is recorded in Mark 5.21-43 is Jairus who was an important person in town. Jesus turned aside from him to talk with an outcast whose name we don’t even know. The Bible says that she had spent a lot of money on doctors to find a cure for her illness but without any success. As Jesus came past she reached out to touch him believing she would be healed and she was.
As a person who…
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