1. They loved their pigs - what do we love that Jesus would
2. RELIANT FAITH - Jairus - Vss. 41-42, 49-56 Jarius -
Luke 8:49 While Jesus was still speaking, someone came from the
house of Jairus, the synagogue ruler. "Your daughter is dead," he said. "Don't
bother the teacher any more."
Jairus had to trust Jesus even though he had just received tragic news. The desperateness of losing an only child - it is that desperate, impossible, heart-rending situations that are the fertile soil for Reliant Faith. Jairus was a man who could pocket his pride Jairus was a man of stubborn faith
3. REACHING FAITH - The woman with the issue of blood. Vss. 43-48
She reached out and was healed - - this woman was not lost in the
We live in a global society - there are people against globalisation - yet if globalisation makes us aware of the responsibilities to our neighbour then I am for it. Let us reach out in faith to our neighbour where ever he or she may be.
Our personal reaching faith cannot change the world but we can stop some from being lost in the crowd. We can make a difference to some. We are making a difference to some. Jesus brought healing and cleansing to the woman wiping away the shame and guilt. We can help in the wiping away of the shame and the guilt of our own nation
CONCLUSION RESIGNED FAITH - RELIANT FAITH - REACHING FAITH
It is not saying I have resigning faith or I have reliant faith or I have reaching faith It is have the right faith at the right time in the situation and in the person of Jesus Christ. It is choosing to trust
We will need the resigned faith of the man delivered and sent
back to this own people.
Together we can restore dignity to humanity through our faith in the one person capable of changing history, Jesus Christ the saviour of the world