18And Jesus rebuked the devil; and he departed out of him: and the child was cured from that very hour.
18 Verse 18. Jesus rebuked the devil] Deprived him of all power
to torment the child; and obliged him to abandon his present
There are some souls whose cure God reserves to himself alone,
and to whom all the applications of his ministers appear to be
utterly ineffectual. He sometimes does all without them, that
they may know they can never do any good without him. QUESNEL.