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Christians embarks on a Journey the day they decide to follow Christ and this Journey must pass through Calvary. God's provision is available all throughout the journey and those who have been truly committed will make it to their final destination

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Authority physical illnesses (8:1-17)
Lepers cleansed By Word and Touch
Centurion’s servant by Word Only
Peters’ in Law healed by Touch Only
Demon spirits cast out by Word Only


Transition verses 8:18-33
Authority over Forces of Nature
Authority over demons/Territory


Verses 1-26 Diverse Aspects
Authority over Sin (Soteriology)
Matthew 9:6 “But that ye may know that the Son of man hath power on earth to forgive sins, (then saith he to the sick of the palsy,) Arise, take up thy bed, and go unto thine house.”
Authority over secrets (omniscient)
Matthew 9:4 “And Jesus knowing their thoughts said, Wherefore think ye evil in your hearts?”
Authority over death
Matthew 9:24-25 “He said unto them, Give place: for the maid is not dead, but sleepeth. And they laughed him to scorn. But when the people were put forth, he went in, and took her by the hand, and the maid arose.”
Authority over darkness
Matth 9:29-30 “Then touched he their eyes, saying, According to your faith be it unto you. And their eyes were opened; and Jesus straitly charged them, saying, See that no man know it.”


Authority over speech--- Signature
Power in His Word
He started with the preaching of the Word on Mount Olive,
Matthew 8:1 “When he was come down from the mountain, great multitudes followed him.”
Now He ends with giving someone power to speak the word
Matthew 9:32-33 “As they went out, behold, they brought to him a dumb man possessed with a devil. And when the devil was cast out, the dumb spake: and the multitudes marvelled, saying, It was never so seen in Israel.”

Acts of Grace

John 1:14 “And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.”
Enough Grace is available
2 Corinthians 12:9 “And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.”
This part summarizes what is done and available for us in Jesus during the journey


Authority given to others to perform those acts of grace
Matthew 10:1 “And when he had called unto him his twelve disciples, he gave them power against unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal all manner of sickness and all manner of disease.
This part summarizes what is done to us so we can do to the same for others on the journey

Holy Spirit as the Power

Matthew 10:20 “For it is not ye that speak, but the Spirit of your Father which speaketh in you.”

Dose of what you give awaits

Matthew 10:9-10 “Provide neither gold, nor silver, nor brass in your purses, Nor scrip for your journey, neither two coats, neither shoes, nor yet staves: for the workman is worthy of his meat.”
Proverb 11:25 “The liberal soul shall be made fat: And he that watereth shall be watered also himself.”
This part summarizes what returns to you when you do as was done to you in the journey


From Jordan to the Cross
From Cross to the Grave
From the grave to heaven

The road’s layout

Driving to Smyrne from SC — Bad road- Potholes, crossing animals, unexpected curves etc


#1 Betrayal
Matthew 10:17 “But beware of men: for they will deliver you up to the councils, and they will scourge you in their synagogues;”
#2 Family will pursue you with death
Matthew 10:21 “And the brother shall deliver up the brother to death, and the father the child: and the children shall rise up against their parents, and cause them to be put to death.”
#3 Hatred will pursue you
Matthew 10:22 “And ye shall be hated of all men for my name’s sake: but he that endureth to the end shall be saved.”
#4 Persecution will follow you
Matthew 10:23 “But when they persecute you in this city, flee ye into another: for verily I say unto you, Ye shall not have gone over the cities of Israel, till the Son of man be come.”
#5 You will be accused (given names)
Matthew 10:25 “It is enough for the disciple that he be as his master, and the servant as his lord. If they have called the master of the house Beelzebub, how much more shall they call them of his household?”

Jesus Experience

#1 Jesus Tested by ill intentioned
Matthew 19:3 “The Pharisees also came unto him, tempting him, and saying unto him, Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife for every cause?”
#2 Betrayed
Matthew 20:18 (A) “Behold, we go up to Jerusalem; and the Son of man shall be betrayed unto the chief priests and unto the scribes,..”
#3 Trialed and Condemned to death
“and they shall condemn him to death” Matthew 20:18 (B)
#4 Suffer Mockery from strangers
Matthew 20:19 “And shall deliver him to the Gentiles to mock, ...”
#5 Suffered whipping
shall deliver him to Gentiles to scourge,
#6 Suffered Crucifixion
and to crucify him Matthew 20:19
#6 Jesus Himself felt troubled
John 12:27 “Now is my soul troubled; and what shall I say? Father, save me from this hour: but for this cause came I unto this hour.”

Fear Not

Matthew 10:26 “Fear them not therefore: for there is nothing covered, that shall not be revealed; and hid, that shall not be known.”
Matthew 10:28 “And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.”


Matthew 10:30-31 “But the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear ye not therefore, ye are of more value than many sparrows.”

Provision Continued

Matthew 10:32 “Whosoever therefore shall confess me before men, him will I confess also before my Father which is in heaven.”
Confess means not ashamed :
Answer to prayers

How Did Jesus Do it

Matthew 10:37-39 “He that loveth father or mother more than me is not worthy of me: and he that loveth son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me. And he that taketh not his cross, and followeth after me, is not worthy of me. He that findeth his life shall lose it: and he that loseth his life for my sake shall find it.”

The final reward

Matthew 19:23-30
“Then said Jesus unto his disciples, Verily I say unto you, That a rich man shall hardly enter into the kingdom of heaven. And again I say unto you, It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God. When his disciples heard it, they were exceedingly amazed, saying, Who then can be saved? But Jesus beheld them, and said unto them, With men this is impossible; but with God all things are possible. Then answered Peter and said unto him, Behold, we have forsaken all, and followed thee; what shall we have therefore? And Jesus said unto them, Verily I say unto you, That ye which have followed me, in the regeneration when the Son of man shall sit in the throne of his glory, ye also shall sit upon twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel. And every one that hath forsaken houses, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my name’s sake, shall receive an hundredfold, and shall in her…”
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