Weekly Bible Reading Plan – August 16 – 23

The Hero of my Story - Reading Slide - Aug 16-23 - Matt 8.23-9.1

Questions to Guide Your Study:

  1. Last week Jesus performed 3 miracles showing he is King Over Sickness and the Body. This week he performs 2 miracles, which prove he is King Over ______?
  2. How would you feel if you were the disciples in the storm? Remember these are fishermen, who know the waters?
  3. What does it say that Jesus was asleep through it all?
  4. Why did they wake him up? What does it say that Jesus woke up and acted?
  5. How much faith do the disciples have? Is it enough?
  6. To whom do Ps 107 and Ps 65 ascribe power over the storm and sea? What does this say about Jesus?
  7. James 2:19 is a crazy statement. How do the demons in Mt 8, demonstrate it?
  8. Americans don’t talk much about “demons.” What do you learn about demons from this text? What do you think about demons?
  9. Why do the people ask Jesus to leave? How does Jesus respond to requests in this chapter?

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