The Israelites believed he would be a leader who would restore the throne of David and the Pharisees expected him to uphold the law in the same regard they did. Some anticipated a political leader or a warrior while others expected the messiah to bring peace to the world.
They expected a Messiah but wanted this Savior to arrive on their own terms.
During his ministry, Jesus was always asked to heal those who were sick. And because he loved them, he did, except for that one time.
In [biblegateway passage=”Mark 1:29-39 ” display=”Mark 1:29-39 “], Jesus was resting at the home of Simon and Andrew. Word got out that he was there and people from Capernaum and the surrounding towns came to see him. Jesus spent that evening healing diseases and driving out demons.
After sending everyone home for the night, Jesus got a few hours of sleep but arose early the next morning. Before the sun was even out, he left the house and travelled to a private place to pray.