Hope for the Desperate Mark 5:1-20
At the Feet of Jesus – There is Victory
Therefore, God exalted him to the highest place and gave him the name that is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue acknowledge that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.
Philippians 2:9-11 (NIV)
#1 MANIC MAN vv. 1-8
Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. 1 Peter 5:5 (NIV)
#2 DISTRESSED DEMONS vv. 9-13
“What do you want with us, Son of God?” they shouted. “Have you come here to torture us before the appointed time?”Matthew 8:29 (NIV)
You say you have faith, for you believe that there is one God. Good for you! Even the demons believe this, and they tremble in terror.
James 2:19 (NLT)
#3 PERPLEXED PEOPLE vv. 14-17
Whoever believes in him is not condemned, but whoever does not believe stands condemned already because they have not believed in the name of God’s one and only Son. 19 This is the verdict: Light has come into the world, but people loved darkness instead of light because their deeds were evil. John 3:18-19 (NIV)
#4 MIRACULOUS MISSIONARY vv. 18-20
And this is the testimony: God has given us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. Whoever has the Son has life; whoever does not have the Son of God does not have life. 1 John 5:11-12 (NIV)