God's Desire for Your Wholeness!
Reading: Mark 5:21-43
We live in a world full of brokeness!
Lives around us are falling apart.
Marriages are broken
Health is broken
Hearts re broken
Personal relationships are broken
Our children are broken
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Now a Georgia High School
When will it end!
What has gone wrong!
There are flaws and cracks all over the place.
In fact our world is coming apart at the seams!
Even as a Christian there are parts of your life that remain broken.
Personal behavior problems!
Envy! Jealousy, Anger.
You know what wholeness means!
You have a sense of what it should be!
It is communicated to us just like rightness.
We have a picture of rightness and we have also a picture of wholeness!
We are aware of our brokeness because that is what causes us to blame others.
It causes us to be self-conscious and cover up!
It causes us to make excuses
It causes us to be defensive.
But we don’t know how to fix brokeness and bring about wholeness!
We don’t know how to get there!
You have tried quick remedies!
You have gone to seminars!
You have practiced taking the right steps.
You have tried to reform and even do what is right!
Your desire is there and your picture of wholeness is there but you fall short ever time!
Here is a Parable of Humanity!
For me the picture of this is reflected in the event that happened to Jesus in Mark 5:21-43
21 When Jesus had again crossed over by boat to the other side of the lake, a large crowd gathered around him while he was by the lake.
22 Then one of the synagogue rulers, named Jairus, came there. Seeing Jesus, he fell at his feet
23 and pleaded earnestly with him, "My little daughter is dying. Please come and put your hands on her so that she will be healed and live."
24 So Jesus went with him. A large crowd followed and pressed around him.
25 And a woman was there who ha ...
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