2 So they sat sail. It was rather pleasant. Christ, being tired, fell asleep. Then a sudden storm came upon them. The boat began to fill with water.
3 The disciples became frightened, thinking they would go under. Demetrius watched them with great amusement as they went to awaken Jesus crying "Master! Master! Be prepared, for we are about to sink!"
4 Jesus rose, rebuking them with a loud cry. "Be you still! Can I not leave you for a short time without you becoming filled with fear? Be you still!"
5 At His words the storm was gone. The sun shone as it had before.
6 Jesus said to them, "Oh, ye of little faith! Sometimes I wonder why it is that I stay with you."
7 The Apostles began to murmur among themselves, saying, "What manner of man IS this, for He commands even the wind and the water, and they obey Him!"
8 They looked to Demetrius who was greatly amused at their tribulation, and it pleased them not.
9 Now, they landed in the country of the Gadarenes. There came out to meet Jesus a man who had many devils for a long time, who went about naked, living in tombs. When he saw Jesus he cried out in a loud voice and fell down before Him. "What have I to do with you, Jesus, Son of The Most High God? I beg of you torment me not."
10 For he knew that Jesus could command the demons from him, for though he had often been caught and chained, he had broken the chains and The Dark Ones had driven him into the wilderness.
11 Jesus asked of him, "What is your name?"
12 He answered, "Legion, because so many evils have entered into me."
13 They begged Him not to commnd them into The Darkness.
14 There was nearby a herd of swine feeding and they begged Him that He might cast them out into them.
15 Jesus commanded them, saying, "As you are filthier than the swine, as you wallow in sin, go forth and be within them."
16 As soon as they entered in, the swine went mad. They ran to a high place above the lake, cast themselves into it, and drowned. When those who were there saw this, they fled into the city and told what had happened. The people in the city came out to see.
17 They were amazed to find the man bathed and dressed with his beard and hair trimmed, and his nails cut, sitting at the feet of Jesus, listening to Him speak, and conversing with a clear and learned mind.
18 They were greatly afraid, saying, "Surely, this is a mighty prophet of God that He has performed such a wonder!"
19 They heard Christ preach then asked Him to depart, for they were in great fear of what might occur with Him present.
20 So He went into the ship and sailed back again to Galilee.
21 Now, the man free of the devils, begged Jesus that He might go with Him. But Jesus sent him away, saying, "Return to your own home and show the great thing that God has done for you, and preach of The Kingdom To Come.
22 Your Soul has been made pure. Now go and make other men pure."
23 The man did go, going through that whole land, glorifying the name of God and Jesus.
24 It came to pass that when Jesus returned the people joyously received Him. For there were many there awaiting him.
25 There came a man named Jairus, who was the ruler of the synagogue. He fell down at the feet of Jesus, begging Him to come into his house. For he had one daughter only, about twelve years of age, and she lay dying.
26 Jesus said, "Lead the way and I will follow."
27 Now, as they walked a woman came up behind Jesus who, for twelve years had had an issue of blood which no one could heal. She touched the hem of His garment and immediately the blood stopped flowing and she was healed.
28 Jesus cried, "Who touched me?" But all denied.
29 Peter said "Master, with so many about you, how can you say 'Who touched me?'"
30 Jesus answered "Somebody was sick and has touched me, for I perceived the healing go out of me. Let that one come forth."
31 The woman, knowing that she could not hide, came forward, fell before Jesus, and told all what had occurred.
32 Jesus said to her, "Daughter, be of good comfort. Your faith has made you whole. Go in peace."
33 As He spoke a servant arrived, crying, "Master! Trouble not the Rabbi. Your daughter is dead."
34 Jesus cried out, "Fear not. Believe only, and she will be made whole."
35 He came to the house, ordered everyone to stay outside but the father, Peter, James and John.
36 They came in unto the mother of the maiden, who was weeping bitterly. Jesus lifted her up, kissing her cheek, and comforted her, saying, "Weep no more. She is not dead, only sleeping."
37 Those there with her doubted Him. Jesus put them out. For He knew their doubt would kill the child.
38 Then Jesus knelt down, put His hand on the child's head, and called "Maiden, arise!"
39 She sat up, smiled at Him, and whispered "Lord!"
40 "Give her meat," Christ commanded, "for she is famished."
41 The parents hastened to obey. Jesus commanded all to be silent about what was done. But many already had knowledge of it. The word of it rushed about to be spoken by every tongue.
42 "There is no greater prophet," men cried, "than this Jesus Of Nazareth!"
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