“REACTIONS” Mark 5:1-20

“REACTIONS” Mark 5:1-20

When God reveals His desires to us, we will choose to either evade or pursue righteousness.

  1. REACTIONS OF THE D__________. Vs. 1-10
    1. The demon possessed man D____________ the shores.
    2. The demon F_______ Jesus with GREAT Reverence.
    3. The demon acknowledged the A_____________ of Jesus.
    4. Jesus demands the demon’s N________ …“Legion.”
    5. The demons immediately O_____
  2. REACTIONS OF THE S__________. V. 11-13
    1. The demons asked P______________ from the Lord.
    2. God placed man over this creation… including animals.
    3. Satan is the DESTROYER who seeks to kill and destroy.
    4. Don’t be D_____________ by Satan or the powers of evil.                                                                         II Corinthians 11:13-15; Matthew 24:23-28
  3. REACTIONS OF THE C_______________. Vs. 14-17
    1. The news from the pig herders A____________ the villagers.
    2. The locals gathered around Jesus with C___________ ….
    3. FEAR gripped the hearts of the villagers.
    4. The locals R______________ the Lord of Life.
  4. REACTION OF THE MAN SET F______. Vs. 18-20
    1. The man was now S_____________ at the feet of the Master.
    2. The healed man H______________ and thirsted for more.
    3. The man L______________ to the directions of Jesus.
    4. The man O_____________ the directions of Jesus.                                                                              Matthew 18:20; John 14-16; Matthew 28:20

Are you a paralyzed or energized believer of Jesus? We are either FOR Him or AGAINST Him. There is no middle ground.

“DOES JESUS CARE?” Mark 4:35-41

“DOES JESUS CARE?” Mark 4:35-41

Psalm 127:3

  1. Jesus Cares About Our P___________
    1. Four disciples knew the D________ effects of this lake.
    2. Jesus is sound A________ in the back of the boat.
    3. The disciples wake Jesus and C_____________ His concern.
    4. The C____________ calmed the storm and saved their lives. Psalm 23; 111:4-6
    5. God knows our N______ before we ask Him. Matthew 6:8
  2. Jesus Cares About Our S_____________
    1. Jesus came to seek and S______ all who are lost in sin.
    2. All people are I____________. Matthew 11:28-30
    3. Jesus challenges the weakness of F________ in His disciples.
    4. The disciples had a front seat to see the P_______ of Jesus.
  3. Jesus Cares About Our E_____________ Need for Life.
    1. God loves all of H_____________. I Peter 1:20
    2. God created people to have F____________ with Him. John 3:16
    3. Jesus came to give all people abundant L_____. John 10:10
    4. Jesus became our S_____________, dying in our place.

God’s word repeatedly reassures us that He cares about every person’s life!

“BROADCASTING” Mark 4:1-20

“BROADCASTING” Mark 4:1-20

  1. The Parable of the Sower and the S_________.
    1. The Sower and the seed remain C____________ without change.
    2. Differences are presented in the types of S______
    3. The following verses reveal, there was C___________________, even with the Apostles.
  2. Jesus E____________ the meaning of His parable. (V. 14-20)
    1. Jesus gave a D______________ to the key parts of His illustration.
    2. An analysis of the S________. II Timothy 3:16a
    3. An analysis of the S__________.
    4. An analysis of the S_______.
  3. EVALUATE WHICH S_________ YOU ARE MOST LIKE.
    1. You might F______ people about your service, but not God.
    2. Get I________________ using your God-given talents.
    3. Carefully J____________ your own standing in Christ. Matthew 7:21; John 15:8

“APPOINTED TO GOD’S WORK” Mark 3:13-19

“APPOINTED TO GOD’S WORK” Mark 3:13-19

“APPOINTED TO GOD’S WORK” Mark 3:13-19

Are we serving God as a “go-fer,” extra hand, skilled labor or manager?

  1. JESUS H_____-P__________ HIS REPRESENTATIVES. (V.13-14a)
    1. Jesus Calls Only Those Whom He W________.        John 3:16f            Romans 3:23
    2. Jesus P____________ Those Who Will Follow Him.
    3. Jesus E_____________ Those Who Will Obey Him.
  2. JESUS C___________________ HIS APOSTLES. (V.14b-19)
      1. Jesus will send the apostles on a T_______ Mark 6:6f
      2. Jesus gave them the H____ S_______ to complete their mission.
      3. The apostles were to D_______ totally upon God.
  3. JESUS STILL CALLS, EMPOWERS & COMMISSIONS S__________
    1. Salvation’s D_______ is still open to all believers in Christ.
    2. The Holy Spirit still gives P_________ to believers of Jesus.  Romans 8:28-31
    3. True C______________ use their Time, Talent & Treasure to honor their Redeemer. Ephesians 2:10

Just as the apostles were given righteous work to do, every believer today is given good work to tackle and finish. Our work centers on telling others of freedom from sin and eternal life through Christ.

Let’s all be faithful servants of Jesus!

“THE UNCONVENTIONAL CHRIST” Mark 2:1-28

“THE UNCONVENTIONAL CHRIST” Mark 2:1-28

“THE UNCONVENTIONAL CHRIST” Mark 2:1-28

  1. JESUS IS THE UNCONVENTIONAL H____________.
    1. Jesus healed F__________ (V.2)
    2. Jesus healed the S_______ of People. (V.5)                                                                                  Romans 3:23                     Mark 8:36
    3. Jesus healed P___________ Ailments of People. (V.9)
      1. Jesus used unconventional M____________ to heal.                                                        Mark 1:41; 7:33; 8:23; John 9:6
      2. Jesus patiently sits in a…
  2. JESUS IS THE UNCONVENTIONAL L___________. (V. 13-14)
    1. Jesus leads V_______________, though He is Lord of All.
    2. Jesus Leads the C___________ to Righteousness.
    3. God is faithful to T_____________ the heart of any person.
  3. JESUS IS THE UNCONVENTIONAL F___________. (V. 16-17)
    1. God’s Law commands H_____________ in His people. Exodus 34
    2. Man-made R____________ had been added to the law – 14 centuries.
    3. Jesus came to redeem every P___________ in the world. John 3:16
    4. Jesus accepted sinners who F______________
  4. JESUS IS THE UNCONVENTIONAL D__________________.
    1. (V. 19-20) Jesus did not call people to keep T________________.
    2. Christians are not saved by keeping Mosaic L______. 3:22-29
    3. Jesus DID instruct His followers to FAST. Matthew 6:16-18
    4. Christians have D________ to sin; are living for God. Romans 6:3f
  5. JESUS IS THE UNCONVENTIONAL L__________. (V. 23-24)
    1. Man-made laws enforced E____________ restrictions. Deut. 23:24-25
    2. Exodus 23:12 = The Sabbath was for people to R____________
    3. Matthew 12:5-7 The P____________ “break the Sabbath” for God.
    4. Jesus claims to be L_________ of the Sabbath.                                                                                  We must be Unconventional Christians serving the Unconventional Lord.

“THE CRY FOR HELP” Mark 1:40-45

“THE CRY FOR HELP” Mark 1:40-45

People are dying in their sin, but we have the cure – Jesus!

  1. The Cry for Help in the F_______
    1. The M___________ challenge… no drug stores. (Vs. 32 & 34)
    2. God’s L_____ includes Health Rules.
    3. The most dreaded disease was L____________.
      1. He was CONTAMINATED.
      2. He was CORRUPTED.
      3. Leviticus 13-14. But all still died from the curse of sin.
    4. Jesus H__________ the desperate man (V.41-43) with caring love, compassion, conviction, and command.
    5. What were the R________ of this encounter with Jesus? The leper received respect, was healed & commissioned, but disobeyed Jesus.
  2. The Cry for Help Must Be Heard T_________.
    1. L______ for God & people becomes the motivation for Christians.
      1. Jesus had C____________ on the needy, and His servants develop that nature and attitude. Matthew 25:34-40
      2. We P_______ for God to lead us in serving. Are we watching for open doors?
    2. Are we willing to get D______ or sacrifice? No amount of time or effort is wasted when serving in the name of Jesus Christ.
    3. The Leprosy of S_______ continues to infest the world.
      1. Romans 3:23; 6:23
      2. Satan is the instigator and promoter of breaking God’s Way. Genesis 3; I Peter 5:8
      3. Breaking God’s will occurs in multiple ways. Galatians 5:19f

“THE VOICE OF AUTHORITY” Mark 1: 21-29

“THE VOICE OF AUTHORITY” Mark 1: 21-29

“THE VOICE OF AUTHORITY” Mark 1: 21-29

Where do you stand with the Voice of Authority?

  1. Jesus Has Authority Over All P___________ Realms.
    1. Jesus had power over S____________. Vs. 29-31; Luke 4:38
    2. Jesus had power over D___________. Vs.40f
    3. Jesus turned water into W_________. John 2
    4. Jesus W_________ on water, filled fishing nets, fed hungry crowds ….
    5. Jesus overcame D_________ as His greatest display of authority.
  2. Jesus Has Authority Over All S_____________ Realms.
    1. The T____________ of Jesus were astonishing to those who listened.
      1. Jesus is the W_____ of God who lived by His righteousness. John 1
      2. Jesus A________ the crowd at Capernaum with His teaching. V.22
      3. Jesus went to A___ of the synagogues of Galilee preaching. V.39
    2. Jesus ruled over the D_________ spirits that plagued people. V. 23-27
      1. The evil spirit recognized the authority of Jesus.
      2. God’s purity will not T___________ any corruption or sin.
      3. Vs. 34 & 39 record Jesus E___________ demons.
    3. Jesus came to give abundant L______ to every person. John 10:10
    4. We must not allow sin to R______ us. Ephesians 5:10-18
  3. Jesus Is the Authority Over All the U___________.
    1. M_______ performed by Jesus & witnessed are testimony of His rule.
    2. Jesus is the C______________ God who came into His creation. Genesis 1:3; John 1; Hebrews 1:2; Colossians 1:16-17
    3. After His R_____________, Jesus could change, appear & disappear…!
    4. Jesus A____________ to men after His ascension into heaven.
    5. Jesus prophesied that this world will E_____. (Matthew 24:29f)

“LIFESTYLES OF THE RIGHTEOUS Pt 3; SHARE IN GOD’S CARE” Mark 1:12-20

“LIFESTYLES OF THE RIGHTEOUS Pt 3; SHARE IN GOD’S CARE” Mark 1:12-20

“LIFESTYLES OF THE RIGHTEOUS Pt 3; SHARE IN GOD’S CARE” Mark 1:12-20

God Impels and Prepares His servants. He allows us to be tempted to sin, but gives triumphant victory over it through the Holy Spirit & His Word. And, God’s people SHARE IN GOD’S CARE.   Matthew 28:20

  1. God P_________________ Jesus on earth. (v. 11) John 3:16
    1. God’s A____________ took care of Jesus… all of His needs. (13b)
    2. Divine Protection C____________ with Jesus until the right moment when He gave Himself.
      1. The sacrifice of Jesus P_______ for all sin of all humanity.
      2. The S____ of people against God required one perfect sacrifice.
    3. Previous Attempts to D_____________ Jesus had all failed.
      1. God was with Mary during her pregnancy.
      2. … Mary during her trip to Bethlehem, then her delivery in a barn.
      3. God delivered Joseph, Mary and Jesus from the sword of King Herod.
      4. God was with Jesus His entire life on earth.
  2. God Protected the 1st Century C____________ as it began.
    1. The 12 A_____________ were protected by God in His Timing.
      1. Four disciples walked away from their J_______, trusting in Jesus. Psalm 37:3-5
      2. By the P__________ of Almighty God & the resurrected Lord Jesus, the apostles began spreading the message of life.
      3. The Book of A_______records some of the beginning of the church.
    2. The L__________ of Paul, Peter, John & others record the faithful & continued personal care & protection of God. Ephesians 6:10-18
    3. R__________ declares the victory of God & His children. II Peter 3:9-13
  3. God C_____________ To Protect His Obedient Children.
    1. The H______ S_________ continues to work in you who submit.
    2. We practice L______ by helping each other. I Thessalonians 5:11
    3. Hebrews 3:13-14
    4. G__________ consistently is vital to our well-being. Hebrews 10:23-25
    5. God’s A_______ are protecting His servants.              Hebrews 11:14; Psalm 91

“Wisdom” 2 Timothy 3:16

“Wisdom” 2 Timothy 3:16

2 Timothy 3.16  All Scripture is ___________________________ and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness,

Mark 12.30  Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your ___________________ and with all your strength

1 Kings 18.21  If the Lord is God, ______________him; but if Baal is God, ___________________ him.

Psalms 34.8 _______________ and see that the Lord is good

1 Corinthians 6.2-3   Or do you not know that the Lord’s people will judge the ___________________?

John 7.24  Stop judging by mere appearances, but instead judge _______________________

James 1.5  If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives ______________________ to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you

Proverbs 2.6  For the Lord gives __________________

Proverbs 1.7  The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge,
but fools[a] despise ______________ and _____________________.

“The Name’s of Jesus” John 1:1

“The Name’s of Jesus” John 1:1

(John 1:1) In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with _______, and the Word was ________.

(Revelation 1:8) I am Alpha and Omega, the ________ and the ________, saith the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty.

(Psalm 118:22) The stone which the builders __________ is become the Cornerstone

(1 Peter 5:4) And when the ________ ___________ shall appear, ye shall receive a crown of glory that fadeth not away

(John 10:7) Then said Jesus unto them again, Verily, verily, I say unto you, I am the _______ of the sheep

(John 1:14) And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of ________ and __________

(John 11:25) Jesus said unto her, I am the ________________, and the ___________: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live:

(Job 19:25) For I know that my ____________ liveth, and that he shall stand at the latter day upon the earth:

(1 John 2:1) My little children, these things write I unto you, that ye sin not. And if any man sin, we have an _____________ with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous:

(Romans 11:26) And so all Israel shall be saved: as it is written, There shall come out of Zion the _____________, and shall turn away ungodliness from Jacob:

(Isaiah 40:5) And the _________of the LORD shall be revealed, and all flesh shall see it together: for the mouth of the LORD hath spoken it

(Acts 3:14) But ye denied the _______ _______ and the Just, and desired a murderer to be granted unto you;

(Mark 1:24) Saying, Let us alone; what have we to do with thee, thou Jesus of Nazareth? art thou come to destroy us? I know thee who thou art, the _________  _________ of God.

(John 1:29) The next day John seeth Jesus coming unto him, and saith, Behold the ________ of ________, which taketh away the sin of the world.

(Isaiah 55:4) Behold, I have given him for a witness to the people, a _________and __________________to the people.