" . . . The people were looking for him and when they came to where he was, they tried to keep
The people had heard Jesus speak like none other. They had seen sick folk healed and demons dispelled by him. Now, they wanted to stop him leaving them. Their feelings are easy to understand. But God always has a wider outlook than those he came to help. We want to keep God for ourselves. The only way that privilege can be ours is to let the Savior yoke us to his ambition to bless the whole world. Then we live constantly in his healing presence.