Then to the Gentiles....

Then to the Gentiles....

August 13, 2023 | David Deputy

Series Information

The Life of Christ series is a comprehensive study of the life of Jesus Christ, from before His birth to His last breath. Using accounts from all four of the gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke and John), we hear Jesus' teaching to His audience then and to us today.

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To the Decapolis (Mark 7:31-37)

  1. Jesus goes from one gentile region to another.
  2. Mark’s audience is primarily a  one.
  3. Mark emphasizes that Jesus is Christ for the Gentiles.
  4. A   man with a speech impediment:
    • Jesus is asked to  him.
    • Jesus takes him aside.
    • By laying hands on the man, Jesus is exchanging  communication for  communication.
    • The man is completely healed.
  5. Jesus is fulfilling  as he heals.

Application

  1. Three  of faith:
    • Object of faith: that which evokes confidence.
    • Belief on the basis of the  of the one trusted.
    • What is believed: the  of what we believe.
  2. The people are coming to Jesus because they have confidence in him.
  3. God is omnipotent, so, we can have faith in him to do all that he  .
  4. Because of what Jesus did for us at the cross, he is trustworthy.
  5. We are called to draw close to God in  .
  6. In faith we are to use our spiritual gifts, so that the church will be a  for spiritual growth and  .
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