“And he went down to Capernaum, a city of Galilee…” And He did incredible things. He set a man free from his demon and broke a woman’s high fever and “all those who had any who were sick with various diseases brought them to Him and he laid his hands on everyone of them and healed them. And demons also came out of many…”
And when it was time for Him to go, “…the people sought him and came to him, and would have kept him from leaving them…”
They wanted Him to stay. And who wouldn’t? A new doctor had come to their town and what a doctor he was. You name it and He could fix it. And it was the way that He did it that was so amazing. All the other traveling medicine men wanted their patients to buy their special potions or come in for some tests or see another specialist. But this One just REBUKED the demons and REBUKED the fever and REBUKED the diseases and it was all better.
It incredible, awesome and every extreme adjective you can think of. And they were all ‘astonished,’ and ‘amazed’ and ‘blown away.’ But then, all too soon, He announced He was moving on. Continue reading