And sought him that they might only touch the hem of his garment: and as many as touched were made perfectly whole.
I. SOME OF THE ANTECEDENTS OF THE HEALING. They felt they were diseased. They were anxious to be healed. They were in the right place to be healed.
II. THE CONDITION OF HEALING. Contact with Christ. Illustrates the conditions upon which we become partakers of the life which is in Christ Jesus. This condition is simple, not only as regards its operation, but also as it springs out of a principle which all men possess.
III. THE EXTENT OF THE HEALING. This is seen in the numbers healed and in the completeness of the cures.
Parallel VersesKJV: And besought him that they might only touch the hem of his garment: and as many as touched were made perfectly whole.