But given that there are a vast number of alternative non-miraculous explanations the claim that the timing was co-incidental really carries no weight. Just one such possibility is that this 'skepticism' was just an embellishment to a miracle story in order to give it the air of veracity. This is a literary motif found in many urban legends and in the miracle stories from other religions.
That makes no sense for a simple reason. How did Jesus know the boy was going to be healed? And how did he know that he would be healed when he said he was? There is to much there for it to be a coincidence.
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