Healing of the Woman with the 18-Year Infirmity
A. Passage Selected: Luke 13:10-17
B. Progression Stated: Logical
C. Presentation Summarized:
Another Sabbath miracle.
In the central section of the travelogue, in the center of a giant chiasm are two miracles which frame the very center.-- The doubled over woman and the man with dropsy.
O. Doubled Over
P. International mission and growth
P’ Israel rejection
a. Revelation of the miracle 13:10-13
Note the twofold problem and the twofold solution: Physical ailment caused by a demon
b. Response to the miracle 13:14
It is hard to believe the comment of the synagogue officials. Surely no one could be this calloused.
c. Rebuke of the miracle 13:15-17
He rebukes their hypocrisy and of their mixed up value system.
They would release their ox. Jesus released the woman from what bound her (satan). I think Satan was not the only thing that was binding. The religious leaders were too.
Related Topics: Miracles