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                                                                    Jesus is more than enough              7/29/07 a.m.

Luke 4:16-21 16 So He came to  Nazareth, where He had been brought up. And as His custom was, He went into the synagogue on the Sabbath day, and stood up to read. 17 And He was handed the book of the prophet Isaiah. And when He had opened the book, He found the place where it was written:

18     “The  Spirit of the Lord is upon Me,

     Because He has anointed Me

     To preach the gospel to the poor;

     He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted,

     To proclaim liberty to the captives

     And recovery of sight to the blind,

     To set at liberty those who are oppressed;

19      To proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord.”

20 Then He closed the book, and gave it back to the attendant and sat down. And the eyes of all who were in the synagogue were fixed on Him. 21 And He began to say to them, “Today this Scripture is  fulfilled in your hearing.”

Jesus is more than enough for your needs.

1.     Water turned to wine.

Joh 2:6-10. 6 Now there were set there six waterpots of stone, according to the manner of purification of the Jews, containing twenty or thirty gallons apiece. 7 Jesus said to them, “Fill the waterpots with water.” And they filled them up to the brim. 8 And He said to them, “Draw some out now, and take it to the master of the feast.” And they took it. 9 When the master of the feast had tasted  the water that was made wine, and did not know where it came from (but the servants who had drawn the water knew), the master of the feast called the bridegroom. 10 And he said to him, “Every man at the beginning sets out the good wine, and when the guests have well drunk, then the inferior. You have kept the good wine until now!”

Jesus is more than enough to enrich your life.

                        To take you from merely existing to living

John 10:10    I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.

1 Tim. 4:8  8 For  bodily exercise profits a little, but godliness is profitable for all things,  having promise of the life that now is and of that which is to come. 9 This is a faithful saying and worthy of all acceptance.

 

If your life a mess, if you are unhappy, if you have no purpose; Jesus wants us to have the best life possible. Jesus is more than enough to make you happy and give you joy.

 

 

 

2.     Draughts of fish.

Lu 5:4-7; 4 ……, He said to Simon,  “Launch out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.”

5 But Simon answered and said to Him, “Master, we have toiled all night and caught  nothing; nevertheless at Your word I will let down the net.” 6 And when they had done this, they caught a great number of fish, and their net was breaking. 7 So they signaled to their partners in the other boat to come and help them. And they came and filled both the boats, so that they began to sink.

Jesus is more than enough to supply all your needs.

3.     Devils cast out.

Mt 17:14-18; 14  And when they had come to the multitude, a man came to Him, kneeling down to Him and saying, 15 “Lord, have mercy on my son, for he is an epileptic and suffers severely; for he often falls into the fire and often into the water. 16 So I brought him to Your disciples, but they could not cure him.”

17 Then Jesus answered and said, “O faithless and  perverse generation, how long shall I be with you? How long shall I bear with you? Bring him here to Me.” 18 And Jesus  rebuked the demon, and it came out of him; and the child was cured from that very hour. 19 Then the disciples came to Jesus privately and said, “Why could we not cast it out?” 20 So Jesus said to them, “Because of your unbelief; for assuredly, I say to you,  if you have faith as a mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move; and nothing will be impossible for you. 21 However, this kind does not go out except by prayer and fasting.”

There is hope for your friend, loved one, or child; Jesus is more than to save your loved one. Never quit praying for those you are concerned for.

 

4.     Peter’s wife’s mother healed.

Mt 8:14,15. 14  Now when Jesus had come into Peter’s house, He saw  his wife’s mother lying sick with a fever. 15 So He touched her hand, and the fever left her. And she arose and served them.

 

Jesus is the Great Physician; he is more than enough to heal.

 

5.     Lepers cleansed.

Mt 8:1-3; When He had come down from the mountain, great multitudes followed Him. 2  And behold, a leper came and  worshiped Him, saying, “Lord, if You are willing, You can make me clean.”

3 Then Jesus put out His hand and touched him, saying, “I am willing; be cleansed.” Immediately his leprosy  was cleansed.

Jesus is more than enough to cleanse you of your uncleanness.

 

 

 

6.     Withered hand restored.

Mt 12:10-13. 0 And behold, there was a man who had a withered hand. …………….13 Then He said to the man, “Stretch out your hand.” And he stretched it out, and it was restored as whole as the other.

 

Jesus is more than enough to restore your marriage, friendships, homes, your life.

 

7.     Impotent man healed.

 Joh 5:5-9. 5 Now a certain man was there who had an infirmity thirty-eight years. 6 When Jesus saw him lying there, and knew that he already had been in that condition a long time, He said to him, “Do you want to be made well?”

7 The sick man answered Him, “Sir, I have no man to put me into the pool when the water is stirred up; but while I am coming, another steps down before me.”

8 Jesus said to him,  “Rise, take up your bed and walk.” 9 And immediately the man was made well, took up his bed, and walked.

Jesus is more than enough to correct a long term problem and make you whole.

 

8.     The blind restored to sight. 

Joh 9:1-7. Now as Jesus passed by, He saw a man who was blind from birth

3 Jesus answered, ………. 5 As long as I am in the world,  I am the light of the world.” 6 When He had said these things,  He spat on the ground and made clay with the saliva; and He anointed the eyes of the blind man with the clay. 7 And He said to him, “Go, wash  in the pool of Siloam” (which is translated, Sent). So  he went and washed, and came back seeing.

Jesus is more than enough for the wisdom and understanding that you need.

 

9.     Jesus and Peter walk on the water.

Mt 14:25-29. 25 Now in the fourth watch of the night Jesus went to them, walking on the sea.  …  27 But immediately Jesus spoke to them, saying, “Be of good  cheer! It is I; do not be afraid.” 28 And Peter answered Him and said, “Lord, if it is You, command me to come to You on the water.” 29 So He said, “Come.” And when Peter had come down out of the boat, he walked on the water to go to Jesus.

Jesus is more than enough to get you through the storms of life.

 

10.     Tempest stilled.

Mt 8:23-27 23 Now when He got into a boat, His disciples followed Him. 24  And suddenly a great tempest arose on the sea, so that the boat was covered with the waves. But He was asleep. 25 Then His disciples came to Him and awoke Him, saying, “Lord, save us! We are perishing!”

26 But He said to them, “Why are you fearful, O you of little faith?” Then  He arose and rebuked the winds and the sea, and there was a great calm. 27 So the men marveled, saying, “Who can this be, that even the winds and the sea obey Him?”

Jesus is more than enough for the storms of life.   (the ones that are too big for you)

11.     Tribute money.

Mt 17:24,27. 24  When they had come to Capernaum, those who received the temple tax came to Peter and said, “Does your Teacher not pay the temple tax?”

(Jesus said), go to the sea, cast in a hook, and take the fish that comes up first. And when you have opened its mouth, you will find a piece of money; take that and give it to them for Me and you.”

Jesus is more than enough for the financial needs of life.

 

12.     Malchus healed.

Lu 22:50,51. 50 And one of them struck the servant of the high priest and cut off his right ear. 51 But Jesus answered and said, “Permit even this.” And He touched his ear and healed him.

 

Jesus is more than enough to heal the damage you have caused.

 

13.     His appearance to his disciples, the doors being shut.

Joh 20:19-2019  Then, the same day at evening, being the first day of the week, when the doors were shut where the disciples were assembled, for  fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood in the midst, and said to them,  “Peace be with you.” 20 When He had said this, He  showed them His hands and His side.  Then the disciples were glad when they saw the Lord.

Jesus is more than enough to come to you and bring peace to you where ever you may be.

 

14.  The thorn in the flesh

2 Cor. 12:7-10    a thorn in the flesh was given to me,  a messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I be exalted above measure. 8 Concerning this thing I pleaded with the Lord three times that it might depart from me. 9 And He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore most gladly I will rather boast in my infirmities,  that the power of Christ may rest upon me. 10 Therefore  I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in needs, in persecutions, in distresses, for Christ’s sake.  For when I am weak, then I am strong.

 

Even if you have consulted the Lord about the problems in your life and they remain, Jesus is more than enough strength to deal with the thorns of life.

 

15.    Centurion’s servant healed.

Mt 9:1-13. So He got into a boat, crossed over,  and came to His own city. 2 Then behold, they brought to Him a paralytic lying on a bed.  When Jesus saw their faith, He said to the paralytic, “Son, be of good cheer; your sins are forgiven you.”

6 But that you may know that the Son of Man has power on earth to forgive sins”—then He said to the paralytic, “Arise, take up your bed, and go to your house.” 7 And he arose and departed to his house.

8 Now when the multitudes saw it, they marveled and glorified God,

9  As Jesus passed on from there, He saw a man named Matthew sitting at the tax office. And He said to him, “Follow Me.” So he arose and followed Him. 10  Now it happened, as Jesus sat at the table in the house, that behold, many tax collectors and sinners came and sat down with Him and His disciples. 11 And when the Pharisees saw it, they said to His disciples, “Why does your Teacher eat with  tax collectors and  sinners?”

12 When Jesus heard that, He said to them, “Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who are sick. 13 But go and learn what this means:  ‘I desire mercy and not sacrifice.’ For I did not come to call the righteous,  but sinners, to repentance.”

Jesus is more than enough to forgive your sins and save your soul.

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