When he was come down from the mountain, great multitudes followed him.
Great multitudes follow Christ, 1.
He heals a leper, 2-4.
Heals the centurion's servant, 5-13.
Heals Peter's wife's mother, 14, 15;
and several other diseased persons, 16, 17.
Departs from that place, 18.
Two persons offer to be his disciples, 19-22.
He and his disciples are overtaken with a tempest, which he
miraculously stills, 23-27.
He cures demoniacs, and the demons which went out enter into
a herd of swine, which, rushing into the sea, perish, 28-32.
The swine-herds announce the miracle to the Gergesenes, who
request Christ to depart from their country, 33, 34.
NOTES ON CHAP. VIII.
Verse 1. From the mountain
] That mountain on which he had
delivered the preceding inimitable sermon. Great multitudes followed him.
] Having been deeply impressed
with the glorious doctrines which they had just heard.