Behind the Story: Jesus the Healer


When the sun was setting, all those who had any that were sick with various diseases brought them to Him; and HE LAID HIS HANDS ON EVERY ONE OF THEM AND HEALED THEM. [Emphasis mine] Luke 4:40

Many of them had to be sick because they were living under the curse because they were living in transgression of the law, and all those curses from Deut. 28 were probably present. So many came must have been a multitude of people, coming with crutches, laid out on cots, limping, blind, deaf, skin defects, boils, heart diseases, kidney problems, the whole gamut. They were young and old, babies and grandmas and granddads, adolescents and young children…all came. And the method of healing was the same for everyone-the laying on of Jesus’ hands.

There He was at the front door or in the