by Julie Price
In Mark 5:25-34 we read about the woman with the issue of blood. She had dealt with the same issue for 12 years; 12 long and painful years. There’s no doubt she had suffered greatly.
She had tried everything, seen every doctor, but to no avail. There was no one who could bring her even the slightest relief. Then one day, she heard about a man…a man named Jesus, and she went to find Him. We need to camp here for a minute. Do I want to celebrate today that Jesus healed her? Absolutely! But Jesus wants you to see something else in this story today as well.
This woman suffered for 12 long years. She had to have moments of defeat, utter hopelessness, and despair. Everywhere she turned, there was no …