The three occassions Jesus brought someone to life who was dead

In the Gospels there are three occassions when Jesus brought someone to life who was dead.

On one occasion one of the synagogue rulers, Jairus, came to Jesus fell at his feet and begged him

‘My little daughter is at the point of death. Come lay your hands on her, so that she be made well, and live’

Jesus then went with Jairus, followed by a large crowd.

Before Jesus arrived at Jairus’s house, a messenger intercepted the crowd and advised….

‘Your daughter is dead. Why trouble the Teacher any further?’

However Jesus was not affected by this, and to the ruler of the synagogue he said….

‘Do not fear, only believe!’

Jesus then set off again with his disciples Peter, James and John. When he reached Jairus’s house, he found a tumult (people were wailing and weeping loudly.

Jesus first said ‘Why do you make a tumult and weep?’. The people took no hee of what he said and laughed in his face. However, he never bothered of the crowd and went inside with the mother and father where the child was.

Taking the hand of the child, Jesus said ‘Talitha cumi’; which means ‘Little girl I say unto you wake up and arise’, and with that the little girl got up and walked to the amazement of the crowd.

This was one of great miracles (found in John 5:24) and brought the anger of the Pharisees and religious leaders of the time as they could not comprehend the powers and its origin.

Each miracle was one step closer to his death. Fear of the unknown


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