“They opened up the roof above Him…” Jesus cures a paralytic because of the faith of the 4 men who cut a hole in the roof of the house to let him down. Jesus often does healings for people because of an expression of faith, but sometimes He does a cure because of the faith of others, e.g. the daughter of Jairus, the son of the widow of Nain, the servant of the centurion. The intercession of others can often make a tremendous difference. O God, may we offer help to others when we can and accept healp from others.