40 Now when Jesus returned, a crowd welcomed him, for they were all expecting him.
41 Then a man named Jairus, a synagogue leader, came and fell at Jesus' feet, pleading with him to come to his house because 42 his only daughter, a girl of about twelve, was dying. As Jesus was in his way, the crowds almost crushed him. 43 And a woman was there who had been subject to bleeding for twelve years, but no one could heal her. 44 She came up behind him and touched the edge of his cloak and immediately her bleeding stopped. 45 "Who touched me?" Jesus asked. When they all denied it, Peter said, "Master, the people are crowding and pressing against you." 46 But Jesus said "Someone touched me; I know that power has gone out from me." 47 Then the women, seeing that she could not go unnoticed, came trembling and fell at his feet. In the presence of all the people, she told why she touched him and how she was instantly healed. 48 Then he said to her, "Daughter your faith has healed you. Go in peace." 49 While Jesus was speaking, someone came from the house of Jarius, the synagogue leader. "Your daughter is dead," he said. "Don't bother the teacher anymore." 50 Hearing this, Jesus said to Jarius "Don't be afraid; just believe, she will be healed." 51 When he arrived at the house of Jarius, he did not anyone go in with him except Peter, John, and James, and the child's father and mother. 52 Meanwhile, all the people were wailing and mourning for her. "Stop wailing," Jesus said. "She is not dead but asleep." 53 They laughed at him, knowing that she was dead. 54 But he took her by the hand and said, "My child get up!" 55 Her spirit returned and at once she stood up. Then Jesus told them to give her something to eat. 56 Her parents were astonished, but he ordered them not to tell anyone. Luke 8:40-56
The lady with the blood problem suffered for TWELVE YEARS! With a condition like this the lady would have been sent outside the city and labeled unclean. Her faith was very strong, she had no doubt but by touching Jesus' garment she was HEALED. All she did was have faith that Jesus was powerful and that is how she was healed.
Does that fill you with hope? When we are in the presence of Jesus anything can happen. Notice in verse 45 Jesus asked who touch him. We cannot hid from Jesus. He sees all and he is in all. He can and will use your sickness if only you give it to him. When we come trembling to the feet of Jesus pour our hearts before him we show all our sin and trouble. She came trembling and YET her faith healed her. There may be trembling but their is still saving faith.She declared that a touch would cure her, and so it did. You and I can take so much away from this story in every circumstance.
Whether you need healing, or you need to just come and pour your heart out before Him. There is saving faith. Faith that if you just brush up on His garment you will be healed because of your faith. Spend time in his presence and I promise you will walk away changed. Let Him into those situations that seem impossible because to you they are impossible to Him all it takes is us falling at His feet and to brush up against his garment.
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