Matthew 15
gift i.e. dedicated to God.
Matthew 5:23,24; Mark 7:11 (See Scofield "Mark 7:11")
the Syrophenician woman
For the first time the rejected Son of David ministers to a Gentile. It is a precursive fulfilment of Matthew 12:18 Addressed by a Gentile as Son of David, He makes no reply, for a Gentile has no claim upon Him in that character. (See Scofield "Matthew 2:2") Ephesians 2:12. Addressing him as "Lord," she obtained an immediate answer. Romans 10:12,13
lost sheep For Another Point of View: See Topic 301191 (Greek - ). (See Scofield "John 3:16")
great is thy faith
See, Luke 7:7-9; Mark 6:6 Faith honours God, knowing that he is faithful. cf. 1 John 5:10.