The last of Jesus' human miracles occurred when Peter chopped off the ear of Malchus. The scene reveals Jesus' love and kindness, even under heavy stress.
Even while in the process of being arrested in the Garden of Gethsemane, Jesus showed mercy on the stricken Malchus, healing his detached ear. Martin Collins continues to explore this incident in the life of Christ, showing that He was true to His Father's will even during the most agonizing night of His life, drinking the cup …
Paradoxically, when we yield to God's sovereignty, He wants to cede control over to us, teaching us to develop self-control as an ingrained habit.
Many biblical examples illustrate that when the leader put his faith in God and submitted himself to God's rule, God supernaturally protected His people.
A native practice involves leaving a young man on a remote island with only a bow and arrows until he learns to become a man, and God does something similar.