The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
MAR 5:35 While he yet spake, there came from the ruler of the
synagogue's house certain which said, Thy daughter is dead: why
troublest thou the Master any further?
MAR 5:36 As soon as Jesus heard the word that was spoken, he saith unto
the ruler of the synagogue, Be not afraid, only believe.
MAR 5:37 And he suffered no man to follow him, save Peter, and James,
and John the brother of James.
MAR 5:38 And he cometh to the house of the ruler of the synagogue, and
seeth the tumult, and them that wept and wailed greatly.
MAR 5:39 And when he was come in, he saith unto them, Why make ye this
ado, and weep? the damsel is not dead, but sleepeth.
King James Bible