Troubled World Message Series

TRUST ISSUES:
TRUSTING GOD IN REAL LIFE

Part 4 – Dealing With Doubt
(Mark 9:17-27)

September 24, 2023
Xavier Maryland, Campus Pastor – Missouri City

 

  • There are Different Levels of Belief
  • You Deal with Belief and Doubt in Your Heart Daily

Jesus asked the boy’s father, “How long has he been like this?”  “From childhood,” he answered. 22 “It has often thrown him into fire or water to kill him. But if you can do anything, take pity on us and help us.”

23 “‘If you can’?” said Jesus. “Everything is possible for one who believes.”

24 Immediately the boy’s father exclaimed, “I do believe; help me overcome my unbelief!”  Mark 9:21-24

  • How to Deal with Doubt:

1. Keep Showing Up

2. Express the doubt

Doubt that is expressed can be eliminated

 

Traits of God

Forgiving

Healing

Redeems our Lives

Loving

Kind

Giving

Just

Merciful

Gracious

Slow to Anger

Understanding

Promise Keeping

Knows what is Best

Perfect Timing

Powerful

Present

Compassionate

Personal

3. Trust & Try

Jesus said to him, “[You say to Me,] ‘If You can?’ All things are possible for the one who believes and trusts[in Me]!” Mark 9:23 AMP

  • Faith is a prerequisite to seeing God’s power