And at even, when the sun did set, they brought to him all that were diseased, and them that were possessed with devils.…
I. This is the story of a WONDERFUL SABBATH — a true Sunday — "One of the days of the Son of Man."
II. What a picture it gives us of HIS POWER AS THE HEALER. And do not these healing powers exerted by Christ declare that there is a spiritual order in the universe outside of the natural order, and beneath whose powers all the natural disorder will be at last reduced to subjection. These miracles are illustrations of the character and intention of God loving us.
III. THIS IS THE DOCTRINE; BUT WHAT IS ANY DOCTRINE WITHOUT AN APPLICATION? What is the use of faith in Christ without appropriation? Jesus has not come into the world to condemn, but to heal and save it. His love is universal. Fly to the healing of God in Jesus Christ.
(E. Paxton Hood.)
Parallel VersesKJV: And at even, when the sun did set, they brought unto him all that were diseased, and them that were possessed with devils.