“The Fringe of His Garment”

8 Mar

The Toy Box Suburban Farm

A funny thing happened on the way to the house of Ja’irus. As the crowd pressed in on Y’shua, he felt power leave him and He wanted the recipient of the power to testify.

As he went, the people pressed round him. And a woman who had had a flow of blood for twelve years and could not be healed by any one, came up behind him, and touched the fringe of his garment; and immediately her flow of blood ceased. Luke 8:42-44 RSV

Questions spring to mind. What is the fringe of his garment? Why did the woman touch them? Why did that act give her healing and commend her as having faith?

The LORD said to Moses, “Speak to the people of Israel, and bid them to make tassels on the corners of their garments throughout their generations, and to put upon the tassel of each corner a cord of…

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