Bible: Luke 9:37-45
Healing a Boy with an Unclean Spirit
9:37 Now on 1 the next day, when they had come down from the mountain, a large crowd met him. 9:38 Then 2 a man from the crowd cried out, 3 “Teacher, I beg you to look at 4 my son – he is my only child! 9:39 A 5 spirit seizes him, and he suddenly screams; 6 it throws him into convulsions 7 and causes him to foam at the mouth. It hardly ever leaves him alone, torturing 8 him severely. 9:40 I 9 begged 10 your disciples to cast it out, but 11 they could not do so.” 12 9:41 Jesus answered, 13 “You 14 unbelieving 15 and perverse generation! How much longer 16 must I be with you and endure 17 you? 18 Bring your son here.” 9:42 As 19 the boy 20 was approaching, the demon threw him to the ground 21 and shook him with convulsions. 22 But Jesus rebuked 23 the unclean 24 spirit, healed the boy, and gave him back to his father. 9:43 Then 25 they were all astonished at the mighty power 26 of God.
Another Prediction of Jesus’ Suffering
But while the entire crowd 27 was amazed at everything Jesus 28 was doing, he said to his disciples, 9:44 “Take these words to heart, 29 for the Son of Man is going to be betrayed into the hands of men.” 30 9:45 But they did not understand this statement; its meaning 31 had been concealed 32 from them, so that they could not grasp it. Yet 33 they were afraid to ask him about this statement.