Jesus heals a Dumb Man
BIBLE REFERENCE : Matthew 9:32-34

This simple account of a healing
has the ring of authenticity, somehow.

Maybe the dumb man was stuck
with a handicap from which
the words of Jesus
freed him.

On the other hand,
maybe he was carrying a secret
and had been sworn to utter silence
until he got his message to the leader.

This is a simple story, a brief encounter,
but perhaps with a deeper background

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