Christ reveals the opposition to the kingdom of God in the sending out of the twelve – both in the instructed provisions and in the nature and power of their message
Paul and the Mystery (Ephesians 3:1-6)
Paul shows through his own person the revelation of the mystery of the Gospel that Christ has made one new man out of Jew and Gentile.
A Striking Twelve (Mark 5:35-42)
Christ shows the great personal care of God through the healing of the woman with the 12 year hemorrhage and Jairus’ 12 year old Daughter and reminds us of the importance of testing faith to show God’s goodness.
Weak Faith, Strong Savior (Mark 5:21-34)
Jesus draws out the weak faith of the woman with an issue of blood to show us His character and our dependence on Him. For Christ is the strength made perfect in our weakness!
God’s New Society (Ephesians 2:19-22)
Now that we have been set free and brought near – we must live like citizens and sons of God.
Blessed Begging (Mark 5:14-20)
From the two responses to Jesus casting the demons out of Legion we are confronted with the final Judgment – will we be with Jesus or begging him to go?
Christ the Peacemaker (Ephesians 2:13-18)
Christ brings and end to the alienation and hospility between Jew and Gentile and between God and man through his Blood.
Breaking The Power of Sin (Mark 5:1-13)
Jesus still the raging storm inside Legion as a picture of His expanding authority and a reminder that only Christ can break the power of sin in our lives. We must realize that we can never overcome the numerous, organized, united forces of evil by our own unaided strength
Immanuel, Active Lord (Mark 4:35-41)
Jesus stills the storm for the disciples and teaches us important lessons about his Lordship.