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Luke 8

SUMMARY.--Women Ministering to Christ. The Parable of the Sower. That of a Candle Under a Bed. His Mother and Brethren. The Storm on the Sea. In the Country of the Gadarenes. The Devils and the Swine. The Daughter of Jairus Raised. The Woman with the Bloody Issue Healed.

      16-18. When he hath lighted a candle. See notes on Matt. 5:15 and Mark 4:21-25. Mark says, "Take heed what you hear;" Luke, "how you hear." What we hear depends on how we hear; i. e., our attention and honesty.

      19-21. Then came to him his mother. See notes on Matt. 12:46-50; Mark 3:21.

      22-25. For notes on Stilling the Tempest, see Matt. 8:23-27 and Mark 4:35-41.

      26-39. A certain man who had devils. For notes on the cure of the Gadarene demoniac, see Matt. 8:28-34; Mark 5:1-21.

      40-56. A man named Jairus. For the miracles of raising from the dead the daughter of Jairus, and the healing of the woman with the bloody issue, see Matt. 9:18-26 and the notes; also Mark 5:22-42. This was the second instance of the Lord raising the dead.

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