The Miracle Worker

The Miracle Worker

Allen Stansberry IV – Senior Pastor Grace Bible Fellowship Church

John 4:43-54 “The Miracle Worker”

The Big Idea: Sometimes God allows us to experience distressed faith in order to move us toward intentional faith.

VS. 43 

VS. 44-45

People are more willing to acknowledge and honor greatness in a stranger whose origins are unknown than to do the same with a fellow countryman. 

John 1:11 

Genuine faith is indicated by sincere not superficial faith in Jesus!

VS. 46-47

Jesus Christ can give life to people who are dead in their sins.

VS. 48 

Faith that is based on signs and wonders is very shallow, usually never develops or matures and often quits.

VS. 49-50

John 1:1

Romans 10:17 

A faith that is based on the Word of God is a strong faith. 

VS. 51-53

Hebrews 11:1 

A believer is one who believes in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior.

VS. 54

 The purpose of Jesus Christ’s miracles:

To bring healing and wholeness 

To reveal God’s kingdom 

To Fulfill God’s word

To bring Glory To God

To Show Jesus to be the Messiah