Mark 5:34

And he said unto her, Daughter, your faith has made you whole; go in peace, and be whole of your disease.
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Augustine of Hippo

AD 430
Few are they who by faith touch him; multitudes are they who throng about him.
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Augustine of Hippo

AD 430
De Con. Evan., 2, 28: But we must understand, that what is added of the daughter of the ruler of the synagogue, took place when Jesus had again crossed the sea in a ship, though how long after does not appear; for if there were not an interval, there could be no time for the taking place of that which Matthew relates, concerning the feast at his own house; after which event, nothing follows immediately, except this concerning the daughter of the chief of the synagogue. For he has so putit together, that the transition itself shows that the narrative follows the order of time. It goes on, “There cometh one of the rulers of the synagogue”. For he attaches himself not to the words of the father, but to what is of most importance, his wishes; for hewas in such despair, that his wish was that she should return to life, not thinking that she could be found alive, whom he had left dying.


AD 735
Some “seeing see not, and hearing do not hear.” So also some who touch, touch not, when they approach the Lord not in simplicity of soul, but in doubt or in duplicity.
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AD 735
In Marc., 2, 22: Observe that the object of His question was that the woman should confess the truth of her long want of faith, of her sudden belief and healing, and so herself be confirmed in faith, and afford an example to others. "But He said to her, Daughter, thy faithhath made thee whole; go in peace, and be whole of thy plague. "He said not, Thy faith is about to makethee whole, but has made thee whole, that is, in that thou hast believed, thouhast already been made whole. Again, the Lord going to the child, who is to be healed, is thronged by the crowd, because though He gave healthful advice to the Jewish nation, He is oppressed by the wicked habits of that carnal people; but the woman with an issue of blood, cured by the Lord, is the Church gathered together from the nations, for the issue of blood may be either understood of the pollution of idolatry, or of those deeds, which are accompanied by pleasure to flesh and blood. But whilst the word of the Lord decreed salvation to ...

Clement Of Alexandria

AD 215
Righteousness is peace of life and a well-conditioned state, to which the Lord dismissed her when He said, "Depart into peace.". And this is to be taken in a magnanimous and worthy acceptation, along with also the recompense and accompaniment of works. So that when we hear, "Thy faith hath saved thee,
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Cornelius a Lapide

AD 1637
But He said to her, Daughter, thy faint hath made thee whole. Christ here confirms the healing which had been conferred upon this trembling woman. It was as though He said to her, "Not My mere fringe, which with great faith of obtaining, healing thou hast touched, hath saved thee, but chiefly My omnipotence, but secondarily thine own faith. For this, either as a disposition or a meritorious cause, has delivered thee from the issue of blood, which deliverance I ratify and confirm." Go in peace. For God dwells in peace, that she may know that she is cleansed from her sins. For whom Christ healed in body, He likewise sanctified in soul.


AD 420
Mystically, however, Jairuscomes after the healing of the woman, because when the fulness of the Gentiles has come in, then shall Israel be saved. Jairus means either illuminating, or illuminated, that is, the Jewish people, having cast off the shadow of the letter, enlightened by the Spirit, and enlightening others, falling at the feet of the Word, that is, humbling itself before the Incarnation of Christ, prays for her daughter, for when a man lives himself, he makes others live also. Thus Abraham, and Moses, and Samuel, intercede for the people who are dead, and Jesus comes upon their prayers.

John Chrysostom

AD 407
Vict. Ant. e Cat. in Marc. He has recorded the name on account of the Jews of that time, that it might mark the miracle. It goes on, “And when he saw Him, he fellat His feet, and besought Him greatly "Matthew indeed relates that the chief of the synagogue reported that his daughter was dead, but Mark says that she was very sick, and that afterwards it was told to the ruler of the synagogue, when our Lord was about to go with him, that she was dead. The fact then, which Matthew implies, is the same, namely, that He raised her from the dead; and itis for the sake of brevity, that he says that she was dead, which was evident from her being raised. Vict. Ant. e Cat. in Marc.: Now the virtues of Christ are by His own will imparted to those men, who touch Him by faith. Wherefore there follows, “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 virtues indeed of the Saviour do not go out of Him loca...

The Apostolic Constitutions

AD 375
Provide remedies suitable to every patient’s case. Cure them, heal them by all means possible. Restore them soundly to the church. Feed the flock, “not with insolence and contempt, as lording it over them,” but as a gentle shepherd, “gathering the lambs into your bosom, and gently leading those which are with young.” .
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The Apostolic Constitutions

AD 375
For by thee does our Saviour say to him who is discouraged under the sense of his sins, "Thy sins are forgiven thee: thy faith hath saved thee; go in peace."
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Theophylact of Ochrid

AD 1107
After the miracle of the demoniac, the Lord works another miracle, namely, in raising up the daughter of the ruler of the synagogue; the Evangelist, before narrating this miracle, says, “And when Jesus was passed over again by ship unto the other side, much people gathered unto Him.”. Now this man was faithful inpart, inasmuch as he fell at the feet of Jesus, but in that he begged of Him to come, he did not show as much faith as he ought. For he ought to have said, ‘Speak the word only, and my daughter shall be healed. 'There follows, “And He went away with him, and much people followed Him, and thronged Him; and a woman, which had an issue of blood twelve years "There follows, “For she said, “If I may but touch His clothes, I shall be whole.”. Most faithful indeed is this woman, who hoped for healing from His garments. For which reason she obtainshealth.Wherefore it goes on, “And straightway the fountain of her blood was dried up, and she felt in her body that she was healed.”. For th...

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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