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Matthew
  
34When they had crossed over, they came to the land of Gennesaret.35And when the men of that place recognized Him, they sent out into all that surrounding region, brought to Him all who were sick,36and begged Him that they might only touch the hem of His garment. And as many as touched it were made perfectly well. (Matthew9:21, Mark6:53-56, Luke6:19)


The power of the Son of God revealed itself more and more. His name, face, and mercy became known all around the country. The people of Gennesaret believed that if they touched the hem of His garment, the power of God would touch their bodies. Jesus answered their demand, and they were healed through faith without a word being spoken. He who hears the Word of God – even through pamphlets, books, or publications – and believes, shall live forever.
Those that have got the knowledge of Christ themselves, should do all they can to bring others to know Him too. We must not eat these spiritual morsels alone. There is in Christ enough for us all, so that there is nothing to be gained by keeping Him to ourselves. When we have opportunities to refresh our souls, we should bring as many as we can to share with us. More people than we think would respond to these opportunities, if they were but called upon and invited to Christ.
Christ is the proper Person to bring the diseased to. Where else should they go but to the Physician, to “the Sun of Righteousness, that has healing in His wings?” (Malachi 4:2).

Prayer
O Lord Jesus Christ, Son of the Living God, we worship You because You are the Lord of the elements. Winds and water obey You. Disease goes away from Your presence. Forgive us our little faith, and teach us to walk towards You without deviation that we may not sink into the sea of troubles, but abide in Your power. Please take our hands when we stumble and fall, for we have no Savior but You.
Question
Why were some believers, who touched the hem of Jesus’ garment, made perfectly well?
PART 1
THE PRELIMINARY PERIOD IN THE MINISTRY OF CHRIST
(MATTHEW 1:1 – 4:25)
PART 2
CHRIST TEACHES AND MINISTERS IN GALILEE
(MATTHEW 5:1 – 11:1)
PART 3
THE UNBELIEVING JEWS AND THEIR ENMITY TO JESUS
(MATTHEW 11:2-18:35)
PART 4
JESUS’ MINISTRY IN THE JORDAN VALLEY DURING HIS JOURNEY TO JERUSALEM
(MATTHEW 19:1 – 20:34)
PART 5
JESUS’ LAST MINISTRIES IN JERUSALEM
(MATTHEW 21:1 – 25:46)
PART 6
CHRIST’S SUFFEINGS AND DEATH
(MATTHEW 26:1-27:66)
PART 7
THE RESURRECTION OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST
(MATTHEW 28:1-20)