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Jesus Heals a Deaf Mute

Mark 7:31-37

Miracle 17: The Sacred Geometry Story

Jesus left Tyre through Sidon to the Sea of Galilee and into the Decapolis. Some people brought a deaf and dumb man to him and begged him to put his hand on him. Jesus took him away from the crowd, put his fingers into his ears, then spit on and touched his tongue, looked up to heaven, sighed deeply, and said “Ephphatha!” (Be opened!). Immediately the man’s ears were opened, his tongue released, and he began to talk clearly. The people widely proclaimed the miracle saying, He did everything well, made the deaf hear, and the mute speak!

Jesus performed this exorcism miracle on a deaf-mute in two steps. In verse 33, Jesus touched the bonds on the deaf-mute's ears with his fingers and then spit on the bonds over his mouth. In verse 34 Jesus said a supernatural Aramaic command over the deaf-mute to destroy the unnamed 'Unclean Spirit' that caused his affliction. You need to read the Greek source text and the sacred geometry diagrams formed by the text so you can see step by step exactly how Jesus cured this deaf-mute man. The gospels of Matthew and Luke admit the 'deaf-mute' was "demon possessed" ("kufon daimonizomenon" Mt 9:32, Lk 11:14). The key to the solution in Mark is seeing the unmentioned 'Unclean Spirit' and the 'bonds' over his ears and tongue in the diagrams. The Greek text will help to position the mute, the crowd that brought him, and Jesus who broke the unclean spirit and the bonds on the deaf mute's tongue and ears.

The Setting: the borders of Tyre, Sidon, the Sea of Galilee, and the borders of Dekapolis.

The Characters: Jesus, a crowd, a deaf and difficult talker, an Unclean Spirit.

The Objects mentioned in the story: ears, tongue, fingers, spit, heaven, his hearing.

| 31a 31b 31c | 32a 32b 32c | 33a 33b 33c 33d | 34a 34b |
| 35a 35b 35c | 36a 36b 36c | 37a 37b 37c 37d |

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