They take the real and make it into something else, right before our very eyes…. Who gets to tell the stories and what they decide to tell.
The Name did not work as a formula of incantation; it required, on the part both of the worker and the receiver, faith in that which the Name represented, the manifestation of the Father through the Son. Hath made this man strong.
The faith which is by him.
The faith which was alike in the healer and in the man healed was itself wrought in each by the power of Christ. The man was first a willing recipient of that faith spiritually, and then was in a state that made him worthy to be a recipient also of the bodily restoration.
This is the only passage in the New Testament in which the word occurs. The cognate adjective is found in the "whole" of 1Thessalonians 5: Pulpit Commentary Verse Yea, the faith; rather, and the faith. The two propositions are not the same. The first affirms that it is the Name of Jesus which has given him strength, objectively; the second that the faith subjective which is through or by him hath given him perfect soundness.
Some see Alford, 1: But it is much more consonant with other passages Acts In the same spirit we read that the lame man "praised God" vers.
The faith which acts, or works, or moves through him is one way of understanding it; the faith which is wrought or produced through him is the other. The first is preferable. Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Bible Commentary Matthew Henry Commentary 3: Our Lord always spoke as having Almighty power, never hesitated to receive the greatest honour that was given to him on account of his Divine miracles.
But the apostles referred all to their Lord, and refused to receive any honour, except as his undeserving instruments. This shows that Jesus was one with the Father, and co-equal with Him; while the apostles knew that they were weak, sinful men, and dependent for every thing on Jesus, whose power effected the cure.
Useful men must be very humble. Not unto us, O Lord, not unto us, but to thy name, give glory. Every crown must be cast at the feet of Christ. The apostle showed the Jews the greatness of their crime, but would not anger or drive them to despair.
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