Rather than proceed to another specific instance of the Lord’s healing power, Matthew informs us that in the evening, Christ healed many who were brought to Him, also casting out numerous devils.  In season and out, the Lord “went about doing good.”  There was not a single case too difficult for Him to overcome.

We ought to be encouraged by this, and bring our difficulties and infirmities to Christ both day and night, readily expecting to receive succor from Him.  “He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.”  Matthew also says that these mighty deeds were done to fulfill the prophecy of Isaiah 53:4.  In the Authorized Version we render it, “He hath borne our griefs and carried our sorrows,” but Matthew’s translation gives it, “Himself took our infirmities, and bare our sicknesses.”  Regardless, there need not be any conflict between the slightly differing translations.  Very likely that prophetic utterance regarded both Christ’s healing ministry, and also His great atonement, in which He bore a staggering load of grief and sorrow in making propitiation for our sins.

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