Sermons on Trial
“Jesus Has Authority” Mark 5:1-43
Theme: Jesus has authority over men, spirits, illness, life and death. Aim: Lay down your life to worship Christ by killing the idols to which our heart too often clings. Jesus has… (1) Authority over those living among the dead (Mark 5:1-13) (2) Authority that stirs up the community (Mark 5:14-20) a. Beggar 1 – “Jesus, please leave.” b. Beggar 2 – “Jesus, please let me be with you.” (3) More authority than any physician (Mark 5:21-34) a. Jairus’ request (vv. 21-23) b. Woman with the discharge (vv. 24-34) (4) Authority to raise the dead (Mark 5:35-43).