Overwhelmed (Mark 5:21-43)

Overwhelmed (Mark 5:21-43)

Mark 5:21-43

I. Overwhelmed with concern for another (5:21-24)

    A. Jairus – a ruler of the synagogue and a father to a little girl
    B. Approached Jesus directly for help

II. Overwhelmed with concern for self (5:25-34)

    A. An unnamed woman – a societal outcast because of her disease (Leviticus 15:25-30)
    B. Snuck up behind Jesus for healing – touched Him, made Him ceremonially unclean

III. Overwhelmed with grief (5:35-40)

    A. “Do not be afraid, only believe”
    B. “A tumult…wept and wailed loudly;” Jesus calls it a “commotion”
    C. Jesus provides assurance, permits only the girl’s parents and Peter, James, and John to remain inside

IV. Overwhelmed with amazement (5:41-43)

    A. Jairus’s daughter was raised from the dead
    B. Jesus touched her – again, making Himself ceremonially unclean (Numbers 19:11-13)

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