Topic: Biblical Passage: Mark 5:3–5:20
Take my moments!
The moments that comprise your day belong to Him. The moments belong to God.
Everyday is like Easter. We celebrate the fact Roman 1:16, we are living the amazing understanding that Jesus died for our sin, rose again and seated at the right hand of the Father. Its no long I that live but Christ that live through me.
God is more glorified when we are more satisfied in him. (John Piper)
We are a royal priesthood and everyone who names the name of Christ is a priest.
Mark 4:26-29 God is sovereign over the building of his kingdom.
He is a absolute ruler and sovereign. Because he is sovereign, its going to grow. Going to work out. God is in charge.
Mark 5:3-5 He lived among the tombs. There is a pattern taught here, this is where God found you living amongst the tombs.
Ephesians 2:1-3 This is us, we were sons of disobedience. No body could help him, the man lived among the tombs. Prior to Christ, your lost in your trespasses and sin. No body can help you and you cant help yourself. This is called total depravity.
Mark 5:8-15 Great testimony of the power of the Gospel.
Luke 11:14 Preached I am anointed by God. People are marveling of the power of the gospel.
2 Corinthians 5:17
Jesus sets him free and he is in his right mind.
Jesus wants us to be his ambassador, priest.
Priest represents God to people.
1 Peter 2:9
Jesus is the high priest.
We are royal believers, priest.
With Christ all things are possible.
Take off the old, put on the new. The preparation for priesthood, Ephesians 4:21-24
Renew your mind, grow strong on the gospel.
Empowered for priesthood, anointing of the Holy Spirit. Leviticus 8:10-13
Total Sacrifice for priesthood
Are you teaching people the word of God?
Leading people in their walk with the King of Kings and Lord or Lords, that is what it means to be a priest.
Go proclaim Jesus!