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Bringing People to Jesus (4 of 37)
Series: Then Came Jesus
I. THE PARALZYED MAN
II. THE PERSISTENT MEN
III. THE PERFECT MAN
I want you to turn quickly to the gospel of Mark Chapter 2 as we continue a series of messages in the book of Mark. I want us to look at Verses 1-12 and we are thinking about this subject - ''Bringing People to Jesus''.
Now we've been studying about Jesus, the man of action, Then Came Jesus. But you know again and again we find in the book of Mark that there were many people who could not come to Jesus, they were incapacitated.
They had to have someone who loved them enough, who cared for them enough, and who believed in Jesus' power enough that they would bring their loved ones, their friends to Jesus who needed a touch from Him.
All of us can think of people right now that we know that cannot come to Jesus on their own. We can't just build a beautiful building such as this and expect people to flood in the door because there are people who are paralyzed and cannot come and that's what we are going to see in this story today.
You and I can use the abilities and the gifts and the opportunities each day that God gives us to bring men to Jesus and it is the most exciting, rewarding, important work in all the world and it is what our church is all about.
Notice in Verse 1, ''AND AGAIN HE ENTERED INTO CAPERNAUM AFTER SOME DAYS; AND IT WAS NOISED THAT HE WAS IN THE HOUSE. AND STRAIGHTWAY (which means immediately) MANY WERE GATHERED TOGETHER, INSOMUCH THAT THERE WAS NO ROOM TO RECEIVE THEM, NO, NOT SO MUCH AS ABOUT THE DOOR.''
Folks I want to tell you that when we begin to go out in our daily walk of life and tell people how Jesus meets with us in this place, when people hear that God is doing some unbelievable supernatural things, the Bible says that there will not be room even at the door for the people who will come because we live in a needy world.
Now looked at what happened when the ...
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