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The Time Has Come

Rev. Paul J. Miller – Sermon Outline – January 19, 2020

Series Title: “Seeing Your Life in the Life of Jesus”

Today’s Title: “The Time Has Come”

Today’s Text: Mark 1:14-28

Gospel Parallels: Matthew 4:12-22, Luke 4:31-37, 5:2-11, John 1:35-42

 

THE TIME HAS COME

 

TO TURN & BELIEVE THAT GOD IS NEAR

- “The kingdom of God has come near. Repent and believe the good

news!” - Mark 1:15

 

TO LEAVE YOUR IDENTITY BEHIND

                - “at once” - Peter & Andrew “left their nets” – Mark 1:18

                - “without delay” - James & John “left their father” – Mark 1:20  

                - These men were “prepared” to leave by John the Baptist

- John 1:35-42

 

TO BE AMAZED BY JESUS’ AUTHORITY TO TEACH    

                - “The people were amazed at his teaching, because he taught them

  as one who had authority…” - Mark 1:22

 

TO RESPOND TO EVIL WITH THE AUTHORITY OF JESUS

- Jesus does not debate the voice of evil. He just says “Be quiet!” and

“Come out…” - Mark 1:25

 

TO BE AMAZED BY THE POWER OF JESUS’ TEACHING

- “What is this? A new teaching – and with authority!” – Mark 1:27

 

THE TIME IS NOW

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” – Matthew 11:28-30

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