HOW MUCH FAITH IS ENOUGH? – Lesson 4February 27, 2021
Lesson 4 – HOW MUCH FAITH IS ENOUGH?
Jesus Calms Two Storms
“Why are you so afraid? Do you still have no faith?” ~ Mark 4:40
1. God uses storms to teach you lessons about . And he uses storms to teach you lessons about .
“The disciples woke him and said to him “Teacher, don’t you care if we drown?” ~ Mark 4:38b
2. The disciples were in the storm because of their .
“He got up, rebuked the wind and said to the waves, “Quiet! Be still!” Then the wind died down and it was completely calm.” ~ Mark 4:39
3. When you fear the Lord, there is .
“Later that night, he was there alone, and the boat was already a considerable distance from land” ~ Matthew 14:23b-24a
4. Great spiritual are often followed by .
“Shortly before dawn Jesus went out to them, walking on the lake. When the disciples saw him walking on the lake, they were terrified. ~ Matthew 14:25-26a
“You of little faith” is not a rebuke. It’s a term of endearment. After all, how much faith do you need to move a mountain? Just a mustard seed
“He replied, “Because you have so little faith. Truly I tell you, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there’ and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you.” ~ Matthew 17:20
5. Little faith is
Peter didn’t sink until he took his eyes off Jesus and focused on the storm.
6. The Faith to get me through this storm.
“And when they climbed into the boat, the wind died down. Then those who were in the boat worshiped him, saying, “Truly you are the Son of God.” ~ Matthew 14:32-33
7. Jesus in my storm and in every crisis I go through.
“The Lord has his way in the whirlwind and the storm, and clouds are the dust of his feet.” ~ Nahum 1:3 (AP)