Recent events at a synagogue stir interest in Jesus, but he won’t play to the crowds. He heads to the private residence of Simon and Andrew, even though it is currently a place of sickness. There he touchingly heals Simon’s mother-in-law which not only energises her but stimulates lots of interest in the town. Jesus spends a long evening helping many needy people. However, the next morning he slips out early to pray and then departs for other locations, explaining to his accompanying disciples that his focus must be upon the message of the God. It is that which God uses to build his kingdom.
And here is a short talk based on the same passage: He Changed The World (Episode 3)