Topic: God Scripture: Mark 6:45–6:52
BIG IDEA: Nothing settles and satisfies the human soul like the glory of God
1. Glory diverted
45 Immediately he made his disciples get into the boat and go before him to the other side, to Bethsaida, while he dismissed the crowd.
2. Glory anticipated
46 And after he had taken leave of them, he went up on the mountain to pray. 47 And when evening came, the boat was out on the sea, and he was alone on the land. 48 And he saw that they were making headway painfully, for the wind was against them.
3. Glory revealed
1A. Glory in Jesus’ works- And about the fourth watch of the night he came to them, walking on the sea. He meant to pass by them, 49 but when they saw him walking on the sea they thought it was a ghost, and cried out, 50 for they all saw him and were terrified.
2A. Glory in Jesus’ words- But immediately he spoke to them and said, “Take heart; it is I. Do not be afraid.”
3A. Glory in Jesus’ presence- 51 And he got into the boat with them, and the wind ceased. And they were utterly astounded, 52 for they did not understand about the loaves, but their hearts were hardened.