5.2 Remotely Healed the Official's Son in Capernaum
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5.2 Though Jesus often said that a prophet has no honor in his own country, the Galileans welcomed him, having seen the great things he did at the Passover1 feast. He visited Cana in Galilee where he had turned water into wine. A nobleman, whose son was ill in Capernaum, on hearing that Jesus had returned from Judea, came and asked him to come and heal his dying son.
Feb 13 Jesus told him, “Without signs and wonders you people won’t believe!” He replied, “Sir, come before he dies.”
Jesus replied, “Go, your son lives.2” He believed and left. Servants met him and said his son was alive. On his inquiring when, they said, “the fever left him at one in the afternoon yesterday.” Then the father knew it was the exact hour3 that Jesus said, “Your son lives.” So he and all his household believed.
This was Jesus’ second miracle after leaving Judea for Galilee.