1. Jesus the Controller of Life
To show that Jesus Christ is able to care for all aspects of our lives continually.
Read the scripture and ask these questions: What is happening here and who is affected? What does this tell me about Jesus? What does this mean to me?
1. MARK 4:35-41 – CHRIST HAS CONTROL OVER THE ELEMENTS.
1 Jesus sleeps during traumas.
2 In Christ we can sleep during traumas.
3 Jesus has power over the elements.
4 Ignorance produces fear (:41).
5 God’s word removes ignorance.
2. MARK 5:1-20 – CHRIST HAS CONTROL OVER THE SPIRITUAL .
1 Demons recognise Jesus’ authority.
2 Demons require God’s permission (:12).
3 Jesus controls demons.
4 Jesus puts us in our right mind.
5 When I’ve touched God I should touch others (:19).
3. MARK 5:25-35 – CHRIST HAS CONTROL OVER ILLNESS.
1 The woman was physically and emotionally drained.
2 Her perseverance got her to touch Jesus.
3 Jesus can cure all diseases.
4 The woman wasn’t just another face in the crowd she was special.
4. MARK 5:36-43 – CHRIST HAS CONTROL OVER DEATH.
1 Belief casts out fear.
2 To the physical world, death is final. To the spiritual world it’s only sleep.
3 They laughed at Jesus. They’ll laugh at you.
4 Jesus can raise the dead.
Response – This study should help us to see that we need to get to know Jesus Christ more as our personal saviour.
1c Who stole the body of Jesus
1d Why should I listen to Jesus
1e Jesus the Son of Man (Part 1)
1f Jesus the Son of Man (Part 2)
1h The Crucifixion (A medical perspective)