"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
Big Idea: Christ’s mercy is available for everyone who believes.
II. His Presence
A. Jesus went to hard places. Isaiah 51:4; Mark 7:24
B. We have no right to God’s mercy. Mark 7:25-26
III. A Reply
A. Jesus wanted His disciples to witness real faith. Mark 7:27; 1 Corinthians 13:7; Hebrews 10:32-35
B. Jesus knew the woman would not be dissuaded. Matthew 23:13; Mark 7:28-30
A. People sought and found Jesus. Isaiah 60:3; Mark 7:31-32
B. Jesus knows what we need. Mark 7:33-35
A. God works through our imperfections. Mark 7:36
B. Seek God’s mercy. Isaiah 35:5; Matthew 7:7-8; Mark 7:37
The Next Step Life Group Follow-Up