The people on the other side of the Sea of Galilee has asked Jesus to leave their region after casting out the great unclean spirit called Legion from a man who had been living in the tombs and cutting himself. Jesus and his disciples are crossing back over to Galilee where a large crowd gathers around him (Mark 5:21).
A Ruler’s Request and an Interruption (5:21-34)
One of the rulers of the synagogue comes and his name is Jairus. When he sees Jesus, he falls at his feet and earnestly begs Jesus concerning his daughter who is dying. He pleads with Jesus to come and lay his hands on her so that she can be made well and live…
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