And immediately, when they were come out of the synagogue, they entered into the house of Simon and Andrew, with James and John.…
Jesus had a public ministry in the synagogue; a private ministry in the domestic circle.
I. THE INDIVIDUAL CASE AS WELL AS THAT OF THE MULTITUDES SHOULD RECEIVE ATTENTION.
II. BODILY DISEASES AS WELL AS SPIRITUAL AILMENTS ARE WITHIN THE SPHERE OF OUR SOLICITUDE.
III. WE ARE TO PUT OURSELVES IN PERSONAL CONTACT WITH THE SUFFERING. We can do little by proxy.
IV. WE SHOULD NEVER LEAVE A HOUSE WITHOUT LEAVING A BLESSING BEHIND.
V. OUR VISITS, LIKE THE MASTER'S, SHOULD NOT BE MERE VISITS OF COURTESY.
(J. Parker, D. D.)
Parallel VersesKJV: And forthwith, when they were come out of the synagogue, they entered into the house of Simon and Andrew, with James and John.