18While he was saying these things to them, suddenly a leader of the synagogue came in and knelt before him, saying, “My daughter has just died; but come and lay your hand on her, and she will live.” 19And Jesus got up and followed him, with his disciples. 20Then suddenly a woman who had been suffering from hemorrhages for twelve years came up behind him and touched the fringe of his cloak, 21for she said to herself, “If I only touch his cloak, I will be made well.” 22Jesus turned, and seeing her he said, “Take heart, daughter; your faith has made you well.” And instantly the woman was made well. 23When Jesus came to the leader’s house and saw the flute players and the crowd making a commotion, 24he said, “Go away; for the girl is not dead but sleeping.” And they laughed at him. 25But when the crowd had been put outside, he went in and took her by the hand, and the girl got up. 26And the report of this spread throughout that district. (Matthew 9:18-26, NRSV)
Do you have faith like this? If I can only touch the fringe of His cloak I will be made well…
We say we believe in God and follow after Jesus, yet we live our lives like it is all up to us.
Faith is the hope for things unseen. It means that we do not understand how it will work but we believe that it will. It means we do not understand how God is going to get us there, but we believe that God will!
If I can only touch the fringe of His cloak I will be healed.
Live your life reaching for the fringe and have faith that Jesus will see you through.