Holding Jesus captive to His Word Posted in: Lifestyle Matthew 15:21-28 is about the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, who is eager to save us, by simply taking Him at His Word and trusting that His Word is true, and such trust Jesus calls “great faith.”Great faith doesn’t give up in the face of God’s silence or apparent rejection in response to our prayers. The pagan Canaanite woman asked Jesus for help, but He initially didn’t even answer her, and then when His disciples tried to get Him to do something with her, He simply says to them, “I was sent only to the lost sheep of the house ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!