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Jesus heals a stooped woman

A crippled woman meets Jesus in the synagogue.
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Now Jesus was teaching in one of the synagogues on the Sabbath, and a woman was there who had been disabled by a spirit for eighteen years. – Slide 1
She was bent over and could not straighten herself up completely. – Slide 2
When Jesus saw her, He called her to Him and said, ‘Woman, you are freed from your infirmity.’ Then He placed His hands on her… – Slide 3
… and immediately she straightened up and praised God. – Slide 4
But the president of the synagogue, indignant because Jesus had healed on the Sabbath, said to the crowd, ‘There are six days on which work should be done! So come and be healed on those days, and not on the Sabbath day.’ – Slide 5
Then the Lord answered him, ‘You hypocrites! Does not each of you on the Sabbath untie his ox or his donkey from its stall, and lead it to water?’ – Slide 6
‘Then shouldn’t this woman, a daughter of Abraham whom Satan bound for eighteen long years, be released from this imprisonment on the Sabbath day?’ – Slide 7
When He said this all His adversaries were humiliated but the entire crowd was rejoicing at all the wonderful things He was doing. – Slide 8
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