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More miracles of Jesus because of people's faith. The woman with the "issue of blood" (I think that's the way the King James worded it) is one of my favorite stories. She took such a gamble even being in public, but she believed if she could just touch His garment that would be good enough to heal her. The same for the synagogue leader who's daughter had died. Such amazing faith, and it is good to be reminded of how Jesus responded to faith.
The one troubling thing in this passage is the first miracle. Where Jesus tells the cripple "Your sins are forgiven." I've heard too many preachers say things along the lines of "Well, you must have unconfessed sin in your life otherwise you wouldn't have this sickness or that." I don't think that was Jesus purpose here. He wanted to show everyone that He was indeed the Son of God and had the power to forgive sins. Not that our sins keep us sick. Any thoughts on this or other parts of the passage?