Mark 5:36 - Ignoring what they said, Jesus told the synagogue ruler, “Don’t be afraid; just believe.”
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A synagogue ruler came to Christ because his young daughter was dying. While many other religious leaders and rulers were spreading rumors and slander about Christ, this one came to Christ because he had a great need. It’s interesting how many times our needs weigh much more than popular opinion.
Jesus gladly went with this man to heal his daughter. On their way to this man’s home, messengers met them saying not bother coming, because his daughter already died. So, of course, logically Jesus shouldn’t be bothered any more to come. But Jesus, knowing the power of God and the reason He was sent, and ignoring what the messengers had said, turned to this father saying, “Don’t be afraid, just believe.” Another translation said of Jesus, “Don’t listen to them; just trust me.”
Jesus reached the man’s house, waded through the wailing and mourning, took the little girl by the hand and told her to get up. She did and the people were completely astonished.
There will surely be messengers and people around you, in your times of need, who wail, moan, mourn, commiserate, and tell you not to bother Jesus because of that need. When things seem to come to the logical conclusion, when there is a natural finality, Jesus may be saying to wait on the supernatural reality. Jesus still says the same as He did to the synagogue ruler, “Don’t listen to them. Don’t be afraid; just trust me.”