M A T T H E W.
The evangelist having, in the foregoing chapters,
given us a specimen of our Lord's preaching, proceeds now to give
some instances of the miracles he wrought, which prove him a
Teacher come from God, and the great Healer of a diseased world. In
this chapter we have, I. Christ's cleansing of a leper, ver. 1-4. II. His curing a palsy and
fever, ver. 5-18. III. His
communing with two that were disposed to follow him, ver. 19-22. IV. His controlling the
tempest, ver. 23-27. V.
His casting out devils, ver.