Mat 8:14-17 And when Jesus entered Peter’s house (No imperative)

Imperative: Mat 8:14  And when Jesus entered Peter’s house (No imperative) 


Mat 8:14  And when Jesus entered Peter’s house, he saw his mother-in-law lying sick with a fever; 15  he touched her hand, and the fever left her, and she rose and served him. 16  That evening they brought to him many who were possessed with demons; and he cast out the spirits with a word, and healed all who were sick. 17  This was to fulfil what was spoken by the prophet Isaiah, “He took our infirmities and bore our diseases.”

GREEK VERBS:  No imperative verbs spoken by Jesus are present.

Command text.

(Healed to serve)

S. Parallel  … we are healed in order to rise and serve.

NOTE (my commentary)

What does this quote say?
What does it say that I should obey?
What is the wish? What are the outcomes?
What are the basic steps?
What are the obstacles?
Who needs to hear this?


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