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The Gospel of Mark | Lord Over All: Legion | Mark 5:1-20 (2)
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v.21 – “And when Jesus had crossed again in the boat to the other side, a great crowd gathered about him, and he was beside the sea.”

vs.22-23 – “Then came one of the rulers of the synagogue, Jairus by name, and seeing him, he fell at his feet 23 and implored him earnestly, saying, “My little daughter is at the point of death. Come and lay your hands on her, so that she may be made well and live.”

“Jairus” – Mk. 5:22
“Bartimaeus” – Mk. 10:46

Who is Jairus?
v.22 – “One of the rulers of the synagogues”

vs.24-28 – “And he went with him. And a great crowd followed him and thronged about him,” in other words they were pressing up against Him. Verse 25: “And there was a woman who had had a discharge of blood for twelve years, 26 and who had suffered much under many physicians, and had spent all that she had, and was no better but rather grew worse. 27 She had heard the reports about Jesus and came up behind him in the crowd and touched his garment. 28 For she said, “If I touch even his garments, I will be made well.”

Seven Descriptive Participles
1. Having a flow of blood
v.29 – “disease,” Gk. μάστιξ (mastix), “whip, lash, scourge or torment”

2. Having suffered from many doctors

3. Having exhausted all her wealth

4. Having not improved

5. Having gotten worse

6. Having heard the reports about Jesus

7. Having come up behind Jesus

v.28 – “For she said, “If I touch even his garments, I will be made well.”

v.29 – “And immediately the flow of blood dried up, and she felt in her body that she was healed of her disease.”

v.30 – “And Jesus, perceiving in himself that power had gone out from him, immediately turned about in the crowd and said, “Who touched my garments?”

v.32 – “And he looked around to see who had done it.”

Formula of Chalcedon (AD 431)
“…recognized in two natures, without confusion, without change, without division, without separation; the distinction of natures being in no way annulled by the union, but rather the characteristics of each nature being preserved and coming together to form one person and subsistence, not as parted or separated into two persons, but one and the same Son and Only-begotten God the Word, Lord Jesus Christ.”

v.33 – “But the woman, knowing what had happened to her, came in fear and trembling and fell down before him and told him the whole truth.”

v.34 – “And he said to her, ‘Daughter, your faith has made you well; go in peace and be healed of your disease.’”

v.35: “While he was still speaking, there came from the ruler’s house some who said, ‘Your daughter is dead. Why trouble the Teacher any further?’”

v.36 – “Do not fear, only believe.”

vs.41-42 – “Taking her by the hand he said to her, ‘Talitha cumi,’ which means, ‘Little girl, I say to you, get up.’ 42 And immediately the girl got up and began walking (for she was twelve years of age), and they were immediately overcome with amazement.”

“Amazement,” Gk. ἔκστασις (ekstasis), English: “ecstatic”

1. Jesus is more interested in powerless pleas than public piety.
Isaiah 1:13-15

2. Jesus turns interruptions into opportunities.

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