Treasury Of Scripture Knowledge - Mark 5:43 - 5:43

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Treasury Of Scripture Knowledge - Mark 5:43 - 5:43

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he charged: Mar 1:43, Mar 3:12, Mar 7:36; Mat 8:4, Mat 9:30, Mat 12:16-18, Mat 17:9; Luk 5:14, Luk 8:56; Joh 5:41

and commanded: This was to shew that she had not only returned to life, but was also restored to perfect health; and to intimate, that though raised to life by extraordinary power, she must be continued in existence, as before, by the use of ordinary means. The advice of a heathen, on another subject, is quite applicable: Nec Deus intersit, nisi dignus vindice nodus inciderit̀‡ "When the miraculous power of God is necessary, let it be resorted to; when not necessary, let the ordinary means be used." To act otherwise would be to tempt God.

Given: Luk 24:30, Luk 24:42-43; Act 10:41