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John Wesley's notes on the Gospel
Matthew 15:21-28 

21 Mark 7:24. 

22 A woman of Canaan - Canaan was also called Syrophenicia, as lying between Syria properly so called, and Phenicia, by the sea side. Cried to him - From afar, Thou Son of David - So she had some knowledge of the promised Messiah. 

23 He answered her not a word - He sometimes tries our faith in like manner. 

24 I am not sent - Not primarily; not yet. 

25 Then came she - Into the house where he now was. 

28 Thy faith - Thy reliance on the power and goodness of God.