At the end of the service, the children returned to show the congregation what they had been doing based on the story of Jairus' daughter
each child had drawn around their hands and talked about what special things they do using their hands.
Then, Jesus resumes his "schedule," and, despite the news that Jairus' daughter
has died, he urges Jairus to let his faith supplant his fear and proceeds to raise the girl to life.
Instead she focuses on a subset of women figures, the ones identified as daughters: the woman from the crowd whom Jesus calls daughter and Jairus' daughter
, Herodias' daughter, and the daughter of the Syro-Phoenician woman.
Take one example, the account of the raising of Jairus' daughter
in Mark, the earliest Gospel, and in Matthew's parallel account.
In the southwest transept, a beautiful stained glass window designed by Evie Hone shows Christ healing Jairus' daughter
, and the woman healed from an issue of blood by touching the hem of Christ's robe.
The bleeding woman is without social, religious, or economic status; she is unnamed in the account and even the disciples urge Jesus not to worry about the needs of the crowd--presumably so that he can attend to Jairus' daughter
These three were present at the curing of Peter's mother-in-law and of Jairus' daughter
, and at the Transfiguration and the agony in the garden.
Her professedly "symbolic" reading of Mark 5:21-43 (where Jairus' daughter
represents the Christian religion, and the woman with the flow of blood represents the Jewish religion) is a notable and unfortunate exception to the author's customarily sober historical-critical exegesis of the texts.
40) recall the very sound of Jesus' raising of Jairus' daughter
("Talitha, cum"; Mark 5:41) as well as Jesus' own resurrection, because Peter's verb, anistemi, is the same one used often in reference to it.
The three were present for the restoration of Jairus' daughter
, at the Transfiguration, and during Jesus' final prayers in Gethsemane.
There is a connection between salvation and healing: Jairus' daughter
, 5:23--"Come lay hands on her so that she might be healed/saved"; the hemorrhaging woman, 5:28, 34--"If I but touch the hem of his garments I shall be saved"; 6:56, "And wherever he went .
It wasn't that Jesus magically came back to the same sort of life as before, as Lazarus and the widow's son at Nain and Jairus' daughter