And at even, when the sun did set, they brought to him all that were diseased, and them that were possessed with devils.…
I. Its DESIGN twofold.
1. To do good.
2. To prove the Messiahship of Jesus (John 14:11).
II. Its EFFECT twofold.
1. It awakened general interest in Him.
2. It led many to believe on Him.
III. Its ALL-COMPREHENSIVENESS.
1. Over material nature — e.g., walking on the water, curing diseases, etc.
2. Over spiritual nature — e.g., expelling demons, etc.
IV. Its lessons for us. We should learn from the miracle working power of Jesus
(1) His real and personal interest in us.
(2) That nothing can baffle His skill or resist His power if we put our case in His hands.
(D. C. Hughes, M. A.)
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.