Posts Tagged ‘Jesus heals the multitude’

Luke 6:17-19 Touching & Being Touched

Kind of what it looked like with Jesus

Kind of what it looked like with Jesus

Luke takes us off the mountaintop where Jesus chose His disciples/apostles. Luke takes us right into this healing service after the appointing. This gathering has drawn attendees from all parts. From the seacoast of Tyre and Sidon, the countryside around Judea, and even Jerusalem itself. This is probably one of Jesus’ bigger crowds. This crowd has gathered in hopes of receiving miracles from Jesus.

First off, kudos to Jesus’ disciples not singled out for the appointment process for keeping the people at bay. Jesus wanted privacy when appointing His disciples/apostles. He wanted to have a moment with them apart from the crowd. I imagine He had something very personal to say to each of them that day. No doubt He had personal words of encouragement for each man. Read more »