For Ministry Resources Youth Series : Miracles From the Gospel of Mark

Miracles from the Gospel of Mark

There is a fascinating story in the Gospel of Mark where a group of friends lower their paralyzed friend down through the roof in order for him to be healed by Jesus. Wrap your mind around the faith of these guys. They knew that a touch from Jesus would lead to a miracle, so they put in the work to experience it. When Jesus witnessed their faith, He moved in a mighty way. We can learn three powerful traits of faith from these friends.

Miracles From the Gospel of Mark



Lessons

MIRACLES 01/04
MIRACLES 01/04

JESUS MOVES

There is a fascinating story in the Gospel of Mark where a group of friends lower their paralyzed friend down through the roof in order for him to be healed by Jesus. Wrap your mind around the faith of these guys. They knew that a touch from Jesus would lead to a miracle, so they put in the work to experience it. When Jesus witnessed their faith, He moved in a mighty way. We can learn three powerful traits of faith from these friends.

MIRACLES 02/04
MIRACLES 02/04

JESUS CALMS

Mark focuses on Jesus's supernatural power in every single story. Today, we will look at a passage where Mark depicts Christ's power over nerve-wracking situations. Towards the beginning of his Gospel, Mark shares countless examples of Jesus's divine power paired with His deep compassion. Jesus heals people to prove His power over sickness. Jesus casts out demons to prove his power over darkness. Now, let's look at a story where Jesus silences a storm to prove His power over the nerve-racking situations in our lives.

MIRACLES 03/04
MIRACLES 03/04

JESUS INVITES YOU TO PARTICIPATE

Mark is a powerful account of the miracles of Jesus, but there’s also a deeply personal message within his words. He accomplishes something special in his gospel. Mark wants his audience to see that we are invited to participate in the miracles of Jesus. Mark showed the participation of the paralyzed man's friends as they carried him to Jesus to receive healing. Mark describes Peter walking on water alongside Jesus. In today's story, Mark shows how the participation of a young boy leads to a miracle for thousands of people.

MIRACLES 04/04
MIRACLES 04/04

JESUS WALKS ON WATER

Yet again, the disciples find themselves in a storm. This time, Jesus is not in the boat. Rather, he walks on water to join them in the middle of a mini-hurricane. Interestingly, Jesus didn't calm the storm immediately in this story like the disciples had seen Him do in the past. In this circumstance, Jesus let the storm rage while drawing closer to the disciples. Jesus walking on water us three life lessons about the storms in our lives.