There are many little things I noted as I went through these chapters. But the primary thing that has caught my attention is that there is a theme. Jesus, quite often, at least once per chapter has told people that just received a miracle NOT to say anything. Yet their first inclination is to disobey Him and do it anyway.
One time he finds someone who actually wants to follow Jesus and serve his ministry and THAT man gets told to GO AND TELL…
A few interesting things have come to my attention.
Jesus NEVER LIED! If he said "DON'T TELL" and the bible actually says "Strictly warned them not to tell!" He MEANT IT!
It's not like Jesus is saying… don't tell anyone… then winks his eye knowing He really wants them to so that He will get good publicity. Jesus Meant what He said.
Jesus said DO NOT TELL more often than he ever said TO TELL.
Jesus found it impossible to enter a city after someone disobeyed this order and ended up having to preach out of th…