PM: “Deep Faith in Christ Produces Great Action”

Text: Luke 5:12-26

  • Introduction:
    • These events came after the event we looked at this morning in Luke 5:1-11
    • These events were with Jesus’ first four disciples
    • These events followed some teaching and healing ministry in Capernaum first
      • See Mark 1:21-28; Luke 4:31-37; Matthew 8:14-17; Mark 1:29-34; Luke 4:38-41; Matthew 4:23-25;        Mark 1:35-39; Luke 4:42-44
  1. Jesus is the _____________ to our worst problems in life  Luke 5:12-13
    1. Jesus is _______________ in power than anything life can cause
    2. Trusting and obeying Jesus is the _________________ to all of life’s troubles
    3. Jesus is more than able to handle _________________ that comes our way
  2. The __________________ of Jesus’ followers helps others trust Jesus   Luke 5:14-17
    1. This man was a ________________ to the religious leaders
    2. This man told many ____________________ about Jesus healing him   Mark 1:45
    3. The ______________________ of Jesus grew from this one event
  3. Jesus uses the faith of some to ________________ others     Luke 5:18-26
    1. These men were _____________ by what they heard
    2. These men were _____________ by what they believed
    3. Faith that is real is really __________________ to others
    4. Faith that is real can have a __________________ impact on others
  • Action Points:
    • Are we truly trusting Jesus to be the solution to our troubles and fears?
    • Are we honestly obeying God’s command to tell others about Him?
    • How am I seeing the exercise of my faith in Jesus have a positive impact on others?
    • What can I do this week to make the impact of my faith greater?