If I can but touch the Hem of his Garment . . . These words of desperation formed an axis of faith which brought a miracle into the life of a dying woman when she reached out and accessed the power resident in Jesus the Messiah. What was this material object which caused faith to rise in the heart of this woman and in the hearts of many citizens of first-century Israel? You will simply be amazed at the great impact that the ancient Jewish tradition of attaching fringes to the four corners of their mantles had upon the lives of biblical people. You will also understand the importance of the prayer shawl that is worn in Jewish worship as a continuing fulfillment of God s commandment of remembrance.