He comments that in our story today Jesus has just returned from Capernaum, and is preaching to the multitudes. In the midst of this packed out crowd Jesus sees faith. In the original Greek text the words for faith and belief are the same thing. In order to navigate the challenges and difficulties of life we have to come back to the basics of faith in Jesus.
In this story Mark gives us a picture of the:
- Faith that approaches Jesus.
- Healing that Jesus gives.
- Cost of that healing.
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