"All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine,
for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man
of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works."
-- 2 Timothy 3:16-17
Take Courage (Mark 6:45-56)
Big Idea: God wants us to have a change of heart.
A. Jesus didn’t want His disciples to conform to the crowd. Mark 6:45
B. Jesus wanted His disciples to be transformed by His Father. Mark 6:46; Romans 12:1-2
A. Following Jesus is hard. Mark 6:47-48a
B. Jesus wants His disciples to see Him. Job 9:8; Mark 6:48b-50a
IV. Completely Amazed
A. In our struggle God reveals Himself. Mark 6:50b
B. We’re in danger of hardening our hearts. Ezekiel 36:26; Mark 6:50-52; Hebrew 3:12-13
A. Jesus draws people to Him. Mark 5:18-20; 6:53-55; John 6:44
B. Adoration cures hard heartedness. Matthew 14:33; Mark 5:25-34; 6:56; John 6:66-71
The Next Step Life Group Follow-Up