Life in the Valley

August 12, 2018 Pastor: Bill Thompson Series: Mark: Who Is Jesus?

Passage: Mark 9:14–32

TEXT: Mark 9:14-32


God gives us all that we _______________ to faithfully live for His glory in the valley.

I. What You Find in the Valley. vv. 14-18

1. _______________ opposition.

…and the scribes were arguing with them.

2. _______________ activity.

“…for he has a spirit.”

3. _______________ pain.

From childhood. And it has often cast him into fire and into water, to destroy him.”

4. _______________ challenges.

“…and they were not able.”

II. What You Need in the Valley. vv. 19-32

We need a strong _______________ in God.

1. An attitude of repentant _______________. (Tim Keller)

2. An attitude of prayerful _______________.


Application Questions

1. How honest are you with God about the struggles you have in the valley?
2. What are some of the ways Satan seeks to destroy your faith?
3. Why should you not be surprised when you are filled with doubts?
4. What is the connection between prayer and strengthening your faith?


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