How to Conquer Jesus
Matthew 15:21-28 NIV
21 Leaving that place, Jesus withdrew to the region of Tyre and Sidon.
22 A Canaanite woman from that vicinity came to him, crying out, “Lord, Son of David, have mercy on me! My daughter is suffering terribly from demon-possession.”
23 Jesus did My Ex Bf Ditched Me How Can I Get Him Back not answer a word. So his disciples came to him and urged him, “Send her away, for she keeps crying out after us.”
24 He answered, “I was sent only to the lost sheep of Israel.”
25 The woman came and knelt before him. “Lord, help me!” she said.
26 He replied, “It is not right to take the children’s bread and toss it to their dogs.”
27 “Yes, Lord,” she said, “but even the dogs eat the crumbs that fall from their masters’ table.”
28 Then Jesus answered, “Woman, you have great faith! Your request is granted.” And her daughter was healed from that very hour.
Matthew 10:5-6 NIV
5 These twelve Jesus sent out with the following instructions: “Do not go among the Gentiles or enter any town of the Samaritans.
6 Go rather to the lost sheep of Israel.
Romans 1:16 NIV
16 I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes: first for the Jew, then for the Gentile.
Great faith is always measured by the OBSTACLES it overcomes.
Signs of Great Faith:
I. A willingness to move outside your COMFORT ZONE.
II. Steadfast persistence when people are AGAINST you.
III. You keep PRAYING even when God is silent.
IV. You worship God even when you don’t receive the ANSWER you want.
Hebrews 13:15 NIV – Through Jesus, therefore, let us continually offer to God a sacrifice of praise–the fruit of lips that confess his name.
Habakkuk 3:17-19 MSG – 17 Though the cherry trees don’t blossom and the strawberries don’t ripen, Though the apples are worm-eaten and the wheat fields stunted, Though the sheep pens are sheepless and the cattle barns empty, 18 I’m singing joyful praise to God. I’m turning cartwheels of joy to my Savior God. 19 Counting on God’s Rule to prevail, I take heart and gain strength. I run like a deer. I feel like I’m king of the mountain! (For congregational use, with a full orchestra.)
V. You don’t allow your FEELINGS to be hurt too easy.