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Praying like Jairus

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Introduction

Today I will preach from Mark chapter 5, The raising of Jairus daughter.
Power of Jesus over nature. The power of Jesus over demons, and this passage , The power of Jesus over sickness and death.
In this passage sandwiched between our story is the story of the woman with the issue of blood.
Similarities of the two stories:
Faith brings healing
both are woman
calls both daughters
12 years
both unclean

1. How to Pray ()

Prayer Humble ()

Mark 5:22 NIV84
Then one of the synagogue rulers, named Jairus, came there. Seeing Jesus, he fell at his feet

Prayer Loud ()

Mark 5:23 NIV84
and pleaded earnestly with him, “My little daughter is dying. Please come and put your hands on her so that she will be healed and live.”
pleaded, call, beg.

Prayer BIG ()

Mark 5:23 NIV84
and pleaded earnestly with him, “My little daughter is dying. Please come and put your hands on her so that she will be healed and live.”
Polys - large, big, great earnestly.

2. What we need when we pray. ()

Testimonies that Encouragement - Sick Woman ()

Mark 5:24–34 NIV84
So Jesus went with him. A large crowd followed and pressed around him. And a woman was there who had been subject to bleeding for twelve years. She had suffered a great deal under the care of many doctors and had spent all she had, yet instead of getting better she grew worse. When she heard about Jesus, she came up behind him in the crowd and touched his cloak, because she thought, “If I just touch his clothes, I will be healed.” Immediately her bleeding stopped and she felt in her body that she was freed from her suffering. At once Jesus realized that power had gone out from him. He turned around in the crowd and asked, “Who touched my clothes?” “You see the people crowding against you,” his disciples answered, “and yet you can ask, ‘Who touched me?’ ” But Jesus kept looking around to see who had done it. Then the woman, knowing what had happened to her, came and fell at his feet and, trembling with fear, told him the whole truth. He said to her, “Daughter, your faith has healed you. Go in peace and be freed from your suffering.”
Mark 5:24–29 NIV84
So Jesus went with him. A large crowd followed and pressed around him. And a woman was there who had been subject to bleeding for twelve years. She had suffered a great deal under the care of many doctors and had spent all she had, yet instead of getting better she grew worse. When she heard about Jesus, she came up behind him in the crowd and touched his cloak, because she thought, “If I just touch his clothes, I will be healed.” Immediately her bleeding stopped and she felt in her body that she was freed from her suffering.

Faith the Facts - Messengers () (Face the Facts)

Mark 2
Mark 5:35 NIV84
While Jesus was still speaking, some men came from the house of Jairus, the synagogue ruler. “Your daughter is dead,” they said. “Why bother the teacher any more?”

Ignoring the noise and believe ()

Mark 5:36 NIV84
Ignoring what they said, Jesus told the synagogue ruler, “Don’t be afraid; just believe.”
Listen to Jesus
Mark 5:36
The Gk. parakouein (translated in the NIV as “ignoring”) has three distinct meanings: (1) to overhear something not intended for one’s ears, (2) to pay no attention to or ignore, and (3) to refuse to listen or to discount the truth of something. All three meanings apply to Jesus in v. 36.
Jesus ignored the fact that she was dead. Why? Because Jesus lives above our circumstance.
IF we are going to accept all of life’s circumstances then there is no reason for prayer.
Faith is not something you HAVE, it’s something you GRAB! As you walk through this life you can hold on to your circumstance or you can hold on to Jesus.
Through Prayer and faith in Jesus we can live above our circumstances.
Pillar Commentary makes this statement:
There is still one thing Jairus can do, but he must shift his focus from the circumstances of his daughter’s death to Jesus himself. “ ‘Don’t be afraid; only believe.’ ” This is the challenge before Jairus, and before everyone who meets Jesus: to believe only in what circumstances allow, or to believe in the God who makes all things possible? One thing only is necessary—to believe. The present tense of the Greek imperative means to keep believing, to hold onto faith rather than give in to despair.

Trust the Savior ()

Mark 5:37–43 NIV84
He did not let anyone follow him except Peter, James and John the brother of James. When they came to the home of the synagogue ruler, Jesus saw a commotion, with people crying and wailing loudly. He went in and said to them, “Why all this commotion and wailing? The child is not dead but asleep.” But they laughed at him. After he put them all out, he took the child’s father and mother and the disciples who were with him, and went in where the child was. He took her by the hand and said to her, “Talitha koum!” (which means, “Little girl, I say to you, get up!”). Immediately the girl stood up and walked around (she was twelve years old). At this they were completely astonished. He gave strict orders not to let anyone know about this, and told them to give her something to eat.
Faith is not something you HAVE, it’s something you GRAB!
Bad news (hold on to faith)
Crying and wailing (hold on to faith)
laughed at Jesus (Hold on to faith)
Entered the room with his dead daughter. (hold on to faith)
JESUS WORDS WERE THE ONLY ONES THAT MATTERED.
Let Jesus have the last word in your life today.
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