"It Only Takes One Person To Start a Movement for God"
Mark: Jesus Christ God’s Servant “It only takes one person to start a movement for God.” Mark4:30 -34 “Again he said, “What shall we say the kingdom of God is like, or what parable shall we use to describe it? It is like a mustard seed, which is the smallest of all seeds on earth. Yet when planted, it grows and becomes the largest of all garden plants, with such big branches that the birds can perch in its shade. With many similar parables Jesus spoke the word to them, as much as they could understand. He did not say anything to them without using a parable. But when he was alone with his own disciples, he explained everything.” Mark 4:30-34 a. What is a mustard seed? b. Who is the mustard seed? c. The suffering servant. ( Isaiah 52:13-15 and 53:1-12) a. The suffering servant was repulsive but redemptive. (Isa. 52:13-15) b. The suffering servant lived in rejection. (Isa.53:1-3) c. The suffering servant was our sin-bearer. (Isa. 53:4-6) d. The suffering servant died in innocence. (Isa.53:7-9) e. The suffering servant was crushed but victorious. (53:10-12) Verses: John 12:24 Acts 2:1-4 Acts 2:41 Acts 1:8 Takeaways: It only takes one person to start a movement for God. a. Young people (Matt 28:18-20) b. Don’t get tunnel vision. (Acts 1:8) c. Mission isn’t confined to one location. (John 3:16)