And when Jesus was passed over again by ship to the other side, much people gathered to him: and he was near to the sea.…
I. THE APPLICATION WHICH JESUS RECEIVED.
1. By whom it was made.
2. The favour he implied.
3. The feeling which this ruler displayed.
(1) His reverence.
(2) His importunity.
(3) His faith.
II. THE READY COMPLIANCE OF OUR LORD WITH THE REQUEST MADE TO HIM. But as He went we are called upon —
1. To witness a strange interruption.
2. To listen to what seemed very discouraging information — "Thy daughter is dead."
III. THE WONDERFUL RESULT WITH WHICH THIS VISIT WAS ATTENDED.
1. What our Lord saw.
2. What He said.
3. What He did.
Parallel VersesKJV: And when Jesus was passed over again by ship unto the other side, much people gathered unto him: and he was nigh unto the sea.