Sermons from May 2021
The Stronger Man
Mark 5:1-20 Jesus has power and authority over demons… Demons seek to impair people from reflecting God’s image. Jesus will come to the depths of uncleanness to save. People reject Jesus’ power. Jesus saves AND sends.
Walking on Water
Matthew 14:22-33 “The safest place to be is in the center of God’s will.” Corrie Ten Boom 3 Unchanging Truths in the Storm: He is the God who Sees (Matthew 14:22-24)They couldn’t see Jesus, but there was never a moment when he couldn’t see them. He is the God who Seeks (Matthew 14:25-27) He is the God who Saves (Matthew 14:28-33) In the midst of the chaos and the craziness He is the only constant.
Ministering from an Empty Cup: Feeding the 5000
Matthew 14:13-21 The Case for Withdrawal The Composition of the Crowd The Compassion in the Ministry The Concern of the Disciples The Complete Solution of Jesus
The Wind and the Sea Obey Him
Mark 4:35-41 We can have confidence during crisis. Great storms can seemingly rise out of nowhere. We may feel fear and despair when Jesus is unresponsive. Jesus controls the chaos. The presence of God with us is more awesome than the chaos around us.