Jesus Raises A Dead Girl To Life – Lesson 3
February 20, 2021
Lesson 3 – DON’T BE AFRAID (Part 2)
Jesus Raises A Dead Girl To Life
“Don’t be afraid just believe.” Mark 5:36b
We Learn from Jairus
1. Faith inspires and requires .
“He said to her, “Daughter, your faith has healed you. Go in peace and be freed from your suffering.” ~ Mark 5:34
Jesus was saying to Jairus, “You know how you feel about your daughter? That’s how God feels about this daughter.”
“While Jesus was still speaking, some people came from the house of Jairus, the synagogue leader. “Your daughter is dead,” they said. “Why bother the teacher anymore?” ~ Mark 5:35
A. Don’t let shape your .
B. Let shape your .
Whatever you’re facing, don’t be afraid. Believe in his promises:
• His grace is sufficient.
“But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.” ~ 2 Corinthians 12:9
• His wisdom is unsurpassed.
“He determines the number of the stars and calls them each by name. Great is our Lord and mighty in power; his understanding has no limit.” ~ Psalm 147:4-5
• His forgiveness has no expiration date.
“For I will forgive their wickedness and will remember their sins no more.” ~ Hebrews 8:12
2. Faith is about , not about .
Faith opens the door to God’s power. Faith is believing something is true because you believe someone is truthful.
“I know whom I have believed and I am convinced that he is able to guard what I have entrusted to him.” ~ 2 Timothy 1:12b
Faith isn’t about what you believe–it’s about who you believe. Faith is placed in a person, not an outcome.
3. Faith is a that leads to .
Further reflection and study: What one thing has your FAITH in God prompted you to act upon recently in YOUR life? Email me: [email protected]
Next week’s scripture: Mark 4:35-41