Mark 5:30 He Is Aware

Mark 5:30 (KJV)
And Jesus, immediately knowing in himself that virtue had gone out of him, turned him about in the press, and said, Who touched my clothes?

The lesson of this miracle speaks to the divine nature of Christ’s Person. The Apostles were able to do miracles of healing, but only in the name of Jesus and in some cases only through prayer and fasting. Jesus is so essentially God that healing happened even when He was apparently occupied in other matters.

I say apparently because I believe Christ was fully aware of:

  • The woman
  • Her intent, and
  • His healing of her

He asked, “Who touched me?” to draw out a confession from her. It was not to learn something unknown by Him.

This miracle is a testament to His being Deity. Nothing happens that leaves God surprised. Everything that happens, whether or not we are aware that He is aware, happens through His sovereign power.


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Mark 5:30 He Is Aware

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Author: marvinmck

Marvin McKenzie was born in the Pacific Northwest and became a Christian at the age of eighteen. He has been in the Baptist ministry for thirty years and has planted and pastored churches in Washington and Oregon. Besides his pastoral ministry, Marvin has been actively involved in training men for the Baptist ministry. He has conducted local church Bible Institutes in those churches he has pastored, from which a number of men have entered the ministry. Marvin also served as: Vice President of the Western States Baptist Bible Fellowship, The Board of Directors of Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College in San Dimas, CA, Dean of men at Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College in San Dimas, Executive Vice President of Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College in San Dimas, CA and Executive Vice President of Heartland Baptist Bible College in Oklahoma City, OK. Marvin is married to Anita. They have two sons, Bohannan and Caleb. Both are Baptist pastors in Washington State. Marvin enjoys camping, fishing and horses.

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