Calming the Storm

October 2, 2022 Preacher: Ryan Brice Series: The Gospel of Mark

Passage: Mark 4:35–41

Main Idea: Followers of Jesus can trust him through any storm.

Jesus Often Brings His Followers Into the Storm

  • 35–37 On that day, when evening had come, he said to them, “Let us go across to the other side.” And leaving the crowd, they took him with them in the boat, just as he was. And other boats were with him. And a great windstorm arose, and the waves were breaking into the boat, so that the boat was already filling.
    • 1 Peter 1:3–7

Followers of Jesus Should Trust Him In the Midst of the Storm

  • 38 But he was in the stern, asleep on the cushion. And they woke him and said to him, “Teacher, do you not care that we are perishing?”
    • Hebrews 4:15
    • Luke 8:24a
    • Matthew 8:25
  • 39–41 And he awoke and rebuked the wind and said to the sea, “Peace! Be still!” And the wind ceased, and there was a great calm. He said to them, “Why are you so afraid? Have you still no faith?” And they were filled with great fear and said to one another, “Who then is this, that even the wind and the sea obey him?”
    • Job 38:8–11
    • Psalm 65:5–8
    • Psalm 89:8, 9
    • Mark 4:20

So What?

  • In whom do I trust when my faith is tested by a storm?
    • Psalm 107:23–32

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