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Jairus and his sick daughter

Jesus raises a young girl to life.
Contributed by Didier Martin
Story also available on our translated website: Spanish
Jesus arrived by boat at the town of Capernaum on the shore of Lake Galilee. – Slide 1
A man called Jairus rushed to find Jesus. He was one of the leaders at the local Jewish place of worship. – Slide 2
After falling down at Jesus’ feet he cried out, ‘My little daughter is very ill and dying.’ – Slide 3
‘Please come and put Your hand on her that she may be healed and live.’ – Slide 4
Jesus started walking with Jairus back to his house to see the very sick girl. – Slide 5
On the way some messengers arrived to say, ‘We have very sad news. Your daughter has died.’ – Slide 6
‘There is no need for Jesus to come to your house.’ – Slide 7
When Jesus heard this. He said to Jairus, ‘Do not be afraid, just believe.’ They continued to Jairus’ house where many people were crying. ‘Why is there so much noise and crying?’ Jesus asked. ‘The girl is not dead. She is sleeping.’ – Slide 8
Those crying laughed at Jesus. Jesus sent them away. Then He took the girl’s father and mother and those who were with Him. They went into the room where the girl was lying. She was 12 years old. – Slide 9
Jesus took the girl by the hand and said, ‘Little girl, I say to you, get up!’ – Slide 10
At once the girl came alive. – Slide 11
She stood up and walked. <br/>Her parents were so surprised and happy. They had seen God’s power at work. Jesus told them to give their daughter something to eat. – Slide 12
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