- What two facts about Jesus particularly impressed the people in the synagogue?
Note also the even more discerning testimony of the demons (verses 34, 41).
Why did Jesus silence this?
- This passage illustrates the busyness and urgency of Jesus’ mission (see especially verse 43).
Why then did he retire to a lonely place (verse 42)?
Cf., in this Gospel, 5:16; 6:12; 9:18, 28; 11:1; etc.
What can we learn from this example?