The key word of this paragraph is found in the twelfth verse. It says, ‘people took the young man home alive and were greatly comforted’
Illustration: It’s common practice to use Paracetamol in case of a headache because it brings instant comfort. How cum these tiny pills are capable of bringing comfort to such a complicated unit like the human body? What you see is only a tiny single pill. Yet each pill is the combination of three powerful ingredients capable of relieving pain, put together using a scientific formula.
Likewise in this chapter we find a spiritual formula of three biblical ingredients that comforted the Troasians in the moment of a great disaster. Namely God’s word, fellowship with the church family and God’s presence. Let’s take a detailed look.