how Jesus of Nazareth divinely inspired by the holy spirit, and with miraculous power, went about doing good, and healing all that were under the oppression of the devil: because God was with him.
ye men of Israel attend to what I say; Jesus of Nazareth was a man whom God distinguished among you, by miracles, by prodigies, and signs, which God did by him in the midst of you, as you your selves also know:
"the spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor, he hath sent me to heal the broken hearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovery of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised,
who came to Jesus by night, and said to him, rabbi, we know that thou art a teacher sent from God: for no man can perform the miracles that you do, except God be with him.
for he whom God hath sent, saith nothing but what is divine: for God hath given him the spirit without restriction.
but if I exorcize devils by the spirit of God, then the kingdom of God is set up among you.
work not for the food which perisheth, but for that which endureth unto everlasting life, and which the son of man shall give unto you, for to him it is that the father, that is God, has given his credentials.
Thus went Jesus about all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing all sorts of diseases and infirmities among the people:
And Jesus went about all the towns and villages, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing diseases and disorders of every kind.
but Jesus perceiving their design, withdrew himself thence, accompany'd by great multitudes, and he healed all their sick,
Then Jesus went thence, and retir'd towards the district of Tyre and Sidon.
and he said unto them, let us go into the neighbouring villages, that I may preach there likewise, for that was the design of my coming.
But Jesus retired with his disciples towards the sea: where a great multitude followed him from Galilee, from Judea,
Jesus immediately gave them leave. and the impure spirits quitting the possessed, entred into the swine, and the whole herd, which were about two thousand, ran down a precipice into the sea, and were there stifled.
they were so marvellously incredulous. so that He went all about to teach in the neighbouring villages.
no sooner were they ashore, but the people, who presently perceiv'd it was Jesus,
then said Jesus to her, for this expression, go thy way, the demon has left your daughter.
and the holy spirit descended upon him in a corporeal form like a dove. and a voice came from heaven, which said, thou art my beloved son, in thee I am well pleased.
now there was in the synagogue a man possess'd with the spirit of an impure demon, who roar'd out, in these words, let us alone;
and they that were sent, being return'd to the house, they found the servant, who had been sick, in good health.
at that very time, he cured several of their diseases and distempers, dispossessing evil spirits, and restoring sight to many that were blind.
as the child was advancing, the demon threw him down, into convulsions: but Jesus rebuked the impure spirit, cured the child, and delivered him to his father.
for the son of man is not come to destroy men's lives, but to save them. and they went to another village.
Jesus answered them, many good works have I shewed you from my father; for which of those works would you stone me?
how can you say that I blaspheme, I whom the father hath sanctified, and sent into the world, because I said I am the son of God?
but, alas, the time is coming, yea, is already come, when ye shall be dispers'd every one to his own retreat, and shall leave me alone: and yet I am not alone, because the father is with me.
the kings of the earth stood up, and the rulers were gathered together against the Lord, and against his Christ."
Since then the children were made subject to a state of mortality, so he himself likewise was subject to the same condition: that through death he might destroy him that had the power of death, that is, the devil;
Be temperate, be vigilant: for your adversary the Devil goes about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour.