“Show Me” Mark 8:10-13

“Show Me” Mark 8:10-13

 

Do we accept God’s Word as truth, or do we challenge Him?

  1. The E_____________ Challenged the Ability of Jesus.
    1. The P_________ of Jesus were well known around Galilee.
    2. Jesus R___________ to submit to t/ misguided mockers.
    3. Noah is called a P____________ of righteousness. II Peter 2:5
    4. C__________ of the Bible scoffed at the ancient book of Job.                  Job 38:16; 39:27f
    5. P____________ were sent from God to Israel and Judah to warn them of coming destruction.
  2. Scripture Identifies J_______ as the Son of God, Redeemer of Humanity. Acts 4:12
    1. The P____ reveals Jesus as the Redeemer.
    2. The T___________ of people reveals Jesus as the Redeemer.
    3. The P_________ of Jesus identified Him as the Redeemer.
  3. The R_________________ of Jesus would prove He is Messiah.
    1. I Corinthians 15 itemizes several W_______________.
    2. S______ of Tarsus was an enemy of Christ at first. Acts 9
    3. Luke R______________ the information about Jesus. Luke 1:1-4
    4. John U________ us to believe in Jesus. John 20:30f

The New Testament is full of the testimonies of eye witnesses. Will we believe those who walked with Jesus?

When Jesus comes again and proves Himself, He will be coming as the Judge.

 

“True Satisfaction” Mark 8:1-9

“True Satisfaction” Mark 8:1-9

  1. Jesus Satisfied the N_______ of the First Century.
    1. The W_______ of Jesus were a Beacon to the Lost.
    2. Jesus was concerned about the P_________
    3. People needed F_________ from Satan’s power.
    4. His Power was the R________ for all affliction. Matthew 15:30-31
    5. Jesus proves Himself to be G___ by His power over nature. Matthew 21:19
  2. God has A________ Satisfied the Needs of People.
    1. The W_________ is at the Lord’s disposal. Psalm 24:1
    2. God is the S________ and provider of ALL Life.
    3. God created M____ in His image.
    4. God provided a R____ for Abraham on Mt. Moriah.
    5. God satisfied the needs of I_________.
    6. God sustained the P_________ of Israel.
    7. God A______________ supplied for Israel when they obeyed.
    8. God blessed the C_________ when it obeyed Jesus. Acts 2:44f
  3. Satisfaction Can Be Found In C________ Jesus Today.
    1. The Church that obeys Jesus is His B______. Ephesians 5:23f.
    2. Jesus commands us to NOT be W__________. Matthew 6:31f
    3. Jesus P___________ that all who ask, seek and knock will receive, find and enter … Matthew 7:7-8
    4. Luke 6:27-38
    5. Philippians 4:10-19 L__________ to be content.

TRUE SATISFACTION only comes through faith and obedience in Christ.

“Healer of the Imperfect” Mark 7:31-37

“Healer of the Imperfect” Mark 7:31-37

“Healer of the Imperfect” Mark 7:31-37

Proverbs 6:6-11

Thessalonians 4:11-12

Our Master has commissioned us…

  1. JESUS HEALED THE I__________ AND UNCLEAN. V. 31
    1. Jesus traveled through U__________ Mark 7   John 3:16.
    2. F_________ of a Deaf & Mute man seek help.
    3. Jesus used a U______ method to heal the Deaf-Mute.
    4. Jesus Orders S________ regarding the miracle.
  2. JESUS C____________ HEALING THE IMPERFECT & UNCLEAN.
    1. H________continues by the power of Jesus. John 14:6
    2. Jesus B_______ the bonds of sin and death. Romans 6
    3. Jesus helps believers to H________ God’s truth.            Matthew 13:14-15.
    4. Jesus gives us W______ to speak. John 14:26; 16:13
    5. I Peter 4:11
    6. James 1:5f – fervently ask God for W_________.

Romans 12

Colossians 3:17 & 23

Matthew 10:32-33.

“PROPHECY: OBSTACLE COURSE & DIVINE PATH” Matthew 5:17-18

“PROPHECY: OBSTACLE COURSE & DIVINE PATH” Matthew 5:17-18

“PROPHECY: OBSTACLE COURSE & DIVINE PATH” Matthew 5:17-18

  1. WHAT IS BIBLE PROPHECY?
    1. Webster’s Dictionary, 3rd point: “A prediction of something to come.”
    2. God D_______ Bible Prophecy, II Peter 1:20-21. Webster’s agrees.
    3. God’s Holy Spirit directed the T______________ of prophets.
      1. Bible Prophecy is not limited to foretelling the future.  Exodus 4:15-16; 7:1; Deuteronomy 18:18
      2. Prophets often had no clue as to the meaning. I Peter 1:10-12
    4. God CONDEMNED false prophets. Deuteronomy 13:5; 18:20
  2. HOW B____ IS THE OBSTACLE COURSE WHICH GOD PREPARED?
      1. David Reagan, Lamb and Lion Ministries, “… over 300 prophecies in t/ Old Testament … 108 specifically different ….”
      2. Henrietta C. Mears, WHAT THE BIBLE IS ALL ABOUT, “…Christ is portrayed in each book….”
      3. Dr. Henry H. Halley, Halley’s Bible Handbook; “… t/ entire story of Christ has been pre-written & pre-figured ….”
      4. Consider T______________ of the New Testament authors.
      5. EVIDENCE from today….
  3. ONLY JESUS OF NAZARETH HAS P__________ HIMSELF TO BE THE MESSIAH.
    1. Numerous prophecies are O__________ of human control.                                                             Genesis 3:15; Micah 5:2
    2. Testimonies of F_________ century people.
      1. The New Testament;
      2. Sources outside of t/ Bible: Josephus, other documents.
    3. Divine D________________ of miraculous proportions.
    4. Only the God of life can C____________ death.

“From Motley To Majesty” Matthew 1:1-17

“From Motley To Majesty” Matthew 1:1-17

“From Motley To Majesty” Matthew 1:1-17

  1. JESUS IS THE P_________ ONE FROM ABRAHAM’S FAMILY. Galatians 3:16
    1. Genealogies were vitally I______________ to the Jews.
    2. This list linked Jesus as a V_______ prospect to be the Messiah.
    3. Fulfilled P______________ identified the Messiah.
    4. People F_________ the test of genealogy could not be the Messiah. Matthew 5:17; 24:35
  2. JESUS IS THE PROMISED ONE FROM D_________’S FAMILY. Vs. 6
    1. Abraham had several C______________ …. Genesis 25
    2. God led Matthew to list 3 segments of 14 G_______________. II Samuel 7:13f
    3. Jesus was the H______ from God for the Jews. Matthew 21:9
    4. Jesus is repeatedly presented as David’s S____.
  3. JESUS IS THE PROMISED SAVIOR FOR A____ PEOPLE.
    1. Note the M________ bunch of people whom God used.
    2. God used all T________ of kinfolk in His plan.
    3. These men were not all the B_______ in history.                                                                              Genesis 38; First & Second Kings.
    4. God even included W__________ in His list.
  1. JESUS IS STILL OUR HOPE & R_____________.
    1. Matthew 11:28
    2. John 14:6
    3. Acts 4:12
    4. Galatians 3:9-14, 29

“LIGHT IN A DARK WORLD” Matthew 4:13-17

“LIGHT IN A DARK WORLD” Matthew 4:13-17

“LIGHT IN A DARK WORLD” Matthew 4:13-17

Psalm 119:105; Isaiah 60:2; John 1:1-5

All have fallen in the darkness of sin, but God sent His Light for us!

  1. ALL P________ TRAVEL THROUGH THIS WORLD OF DARKNESS.
    1. People are S____________ in darkness. Matthew 4:16; Isaiah 9:1-2
      1. Nothing of this sinful creation can lead you to eternal life.
      2. Sin has twisted and perverted all things in nature.
      3. Without God’s help, people fall under sin’s weight.
      4. Many people have given up.
    2. Living a R____________ lifestyle is not the answer to receive eternity.  Acts 26:18
    3. God doesn’t want anyone to P_____, but for all to find the light of life.
    4. Colossians 1:9-15
  2. BELIEVERS OF THE LIGHT CAN A________ EVIL AND HARM.
    1. John 8:12; Jesus is our Cave Guide holding a lantern.
    2. Jesus called for His disciples to W______ with Him in Light. John 12:35-36
      1. All who follow Christ receive the same promise.
      2. Matthew 5:14-16 – We are His representatives of Light.
      3. God is Light without any darkness. I John 1:5f; Exodus 34:29
    3. Christians are given the power to W______________ all darkness. Ephesians 6:10-18
      1. Christians have joined their Master in war with all evil.
      2. When we dwell in Christ, Satan must flee.
  3. As Children of L________, our spiritual batteries are kept charged with the Bible.  John 12:46; Psalm 119:105; II Timothy 3:16-17

Jesus was born to lead us out of this world’s deep darkness. He is the only Lord of Light and Life. Walk w/ Him.

“THE PROVIDER” Mark 6:30-44

“THE PROVIDER” Mark 6:30-44

 

  1. GOD PROVIDES FOR OUR P____________ WELL BEING.
    1. The apostles had just R____________ from their Mission Tour.
    2. Jesus knows that His men need some R_______ / Sabbath.
    3. God’s plan for people P______________ for a time of rest.
    4. An A___________ benefit – worshipping our Loving Creator.
    5. Jesus C_____________, take the boat to a quiet place.
  2. GOD PROVIDES FOR THE N_______ OF OTHER PEOPLE FROM WHAT HE HAS GIVEN TO US.
    1. Multitudes of needy P____________ welcomed Jesus.
    2. Jesus had C______________ on the multitudes.
    3. Disciples become C_______________ about the physical needs.
    4. Y_____ give them something to eat.”
    5. Jesus blesses G_____ in thankfulness for food.
    6. All ate until they were fully S_____________.
  3. GOD USES US TO PROVIDE FOR The S___________ NEEDS OF OTHERS.    John 10:10; 3:16; Mark 8:36
    1. Jesus identified Himself as the “B_________ of Life.” John 6:22f
    2. We must S_________ the right Master. Matthew 6:24
    3. Jesus P_____________ that all of our needs will be met in God. Matthew 6:33-34
    4. Jesus C______________ disciples to teach the Good.                 Matthew 28:18-20

Never fail to honor God for all of His faithful provisions…

“WHAT DOES IT COST?” Mark 6: 14-29

“WHAT DOES IT COST?” Mark 6: 14-29

 

Obeying God requires total dedication in righteousness.

  1. The Cost of Righteousness for J______ the Baptist.
    1. Mark has been detailing the M____________ of Jesus.
      1. Jesus had just sent His D______________ out.
      2. With all of the M_____________, questions were being asked.
    2. Flashback from the P______ regarding John the Baptist.
      1. Not concerned about having P_________________.
      2. John was B______ under miraculous conditions. Luke 1:26
      3. Preacher of R______________; he condemned sinful conduct.
      4. King Herod’s W_____ hated John.
      5. John was B_____________ because of his stand for righteousness.
  2. The Cost of Righteousness for Other S____________ of God.
    1. L______________ account of Jesus preparing His men. Matthew 10
    2. Death of J_____ – Acts 12. Church tradition – all apostles except John.
    3. Hebrews 11 lists several H_________ of Faith. Hebrews 11:37-40
  3.  L________ In Righteousness Will Cost Us Something Today.
    1. We Are Each Using Up OurL______.
      1. We celebrated T_________________… thank God for EVERYTHING?
      2. I Thessalonians 5:18
      3. We can choose to W______ our life on this world, or,
      4. We can choose to S_______________ for Christ.
      5. Special Christmas O____________ for repairing the Youth Building.
    2. Jesus warns; count the C_____ of being His servant. Luke 14:25-33
    3. The C_______ – a tool of death and slow torture.
    4. Jesus L________ us so much…

“REJECTION OR ACCEPTANCE” Mark 6:1-13

“REJECTION OR ACCEPTANCE” Mark 6:1-13

“REJECTION OR ACCEPTANCE” Mark 6:1-13

  1. THE REJECTION AND A_________________ OF JESUS.
    1. The Nazarenes are A________________ by the teaching of Jesus.
      1. Jesus is teaching with W_________.
      2. How did Jesus learn to do M______________ as a carpenter?
    2. The Jews take O__________ at Jesus.
      1. “Jesus, You were B_______ to a carpenter.”
      2. “Your mother is Mary & your four B______________are here.”
      3. An A_________________ reference: Joseph is not mentioned!
      4. His family even thought He was C_________. Mark 3:21f
    3. Jesus R_________________ to their rejection and scorn.
      1. Identifies Himself as a Prophet.
      2. Without belief, Jesus didn’t perform a major miracle.
      3. Jesus wondered at their unbelief.
      4. Jesus left Nazareth.                           John 19:25f
  2. THE REJECTION AND ACCEPTANCE OF THE D________________.
    1. Jesus sent His disciples in G_____ hands to tell t/ Gospel.
      1. Jesus divided them into P_____.
      2. Jesus gave the Disciples P_________ to cast out unclean spirits.
      3. No extra S____________ were taken.
    2. The A________________ was clear.
      1. Stay at the first home.
      2. Preach the message.
      3. Expect some rejection!
      4. Leave those who reject your message.
    3. The R_____________ of the Disciples’ obedience.
      1. God took care of all of needs.
      2. The message spread faster.
      3. Numerous people were FREED from demonic control.
      4. The sick were healed.                         Luke 10:2, 16

“HOPE FOR THE HOPELESS” Mark 5:21-43

“HOPE FOR THE HOPELESS” Mark 5:21-43

There is Hope for the Hopeless through belief in Christ!

  1. JESUS CAME TO S______ DESPERATE PEOPLE.
    1. Mark 4 – desperate disciples during a S______ on the sea.
    2. Mark 5 – the D_________ world controlling the eastern shores.
    3. Jesus is W___________ back to Galilee. Jairus desperately begs.
    4. A D­­___________woman forces her way through the crowd.
    5. T________ is announced. The daughter has died.
  2. JESUS IS MORE P____________ THAN THE GREATEST NEED!
    1. The power of Jesus over N_________.
    2. The power of Jesus over D_______.
    3. The instant H_________ of the woman. The Almighty knows every detail.
    4. The original mission is R________. The Creator is present!
  3. JESUS IS THE ONLY H_____ FOR A HOPELESS WORLD.
    1. Jesus is the only One G_______ than all. Colossians 1:12-20
    2. The world is under the control of S____. Ephesians 6:10-13
    3. We have reviewed the record of His V_________.
    4. Jesus is the W___, & the T_____, and the L____. John 14:6