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Jehovah’s Witnesses

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The Watchtower  |  May 2008

Jesus Performs Miraculous Healings

Jesus Performs Miraculous Healings

 For Our Young People

Jesus Performs Miraculous Healings

Instructions: Do this exercise in quiet surroundings. As you read the scriptures, imagine that you are part of the events. Visualize the scene. Hear the voices. Let the accounts come to life.

ANALYZE THE SCENE.​—READ MATTHEW 15:21-28.

What emotion did you imagine that the mother was feeling?

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What tone did you “hear” in Jesus’ voice in the following verses?

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DIG DEEPER.

How many times did Jesus indicate​—by word or by action—​that he was not going to cure the woman’s daughter?

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At first, why was Jesus not going to cure her?

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Why did Jesus then perform the cure?

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APPLY WHAT YOU LEARNED. WRITE DOWN WHAT YOU LEARNED ABOUT . . .

Jesus’ reasonableness.

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How you can imitate this quality in your dealings with others.

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ANALYZE THE SCENE.​—READ MARK 8:22-25.

What sights and sounds did you imagine could be seen and heard inside and outside the village?

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DIG DEEPER.

Why, do you think, did Jesus take the man outside the village before curing him?

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APPLY WHAT YOU LEARNED. WRITE DOWN WHAT YOU LEARNED ABOUT . . .

Jesus’ feeling for the disabled​—even though he himself had never suffered from a disability.

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WHAT ASPECTS OF THESE TWO BIBLE ACCOUNTS DID YOU FIND MOST MEANINGFUL, AND WHY?

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