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Title: A Woman with Great Faith Matthew 15:21-28


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A Woman with Great Faith Matthew 1521-28
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Jesus Christ, the Savior
  • Came to save sinners, Lk 1910 1 Tim 410
  • Came to the lost sheep of the house of Israel,
    Matt 1524 (Jno 1015-16)
  • Promises to fulfill, Gen 123 2 Sam 712-13
  • Judgments to be exacted, Malachi 45-6
  • New covenant to be put into force,
    Jeremiah 3131-33

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Matthew 1521-28
  • The power of faith
  • Saviors willingness to save all who come to Him
    in faith (Mark 724-30)

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The Gentile Woman
  • Matthew 1521-28

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Her Circumstances
  • She was not one of Gods chosen people, but a
    Gentile by birth, and, apparently, by religion.
    She was a Canaanite, too, living in Phoenicia
    she was descended from the ancient enemies of
    Israel. She had no claim either of kindred or
    religion. (Pulpit Comm.)
  • Matthew 1522 Mark 726

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Her Trouble
  • Daughter severely demon-possessed mother deeply
    distressed
  • Jesus fame had gone into Syria
  • She searched for Him for healing relief
  • Matthew 1522
  • (Zech 131-2 Matt 1228-29)

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Her Faith
  • Faith to come to Jesus
  • No fear, Heb 136
  • Hesitation, delays and worries about obeying the
    Lord keep us lost in sin! Acts 1633 2425
  • Fear is a lack of faith
  • Doubt that leads to death

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Her Faith
  • Faith to ask Jesus for help, 1522
  • Sought mercy for her daughter
  • Confessed Jesus power
  • Lord Jesus is the Master
  • Son of David Ruler and Messiah
  • Sinner must admit his/her need
  • Search for God, Acts 1727-28
  • Ask, seek, find, Matt 77-8 (Heb
    414-16)

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Her Faith
  • Faith to listen to Jesus, 1523-26
  • She had a heart to hear, Matt 139
  • We often want to tell Jesus how it is!
  • How to be saved How to worship the church,
    morality
  • Must have open hearts to the truth of the gospel,
    Matt 1319

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Her Faith
  • Faith to persist and not leave, 1523-25
  • Even when Jesus at first said nothing
  • Even when His disciples urged Jesus to send her
    away
  • She still came and worshiped Him, 1525 (Jno
    668)
  • Great humility, 1526-27
    (Luke 1517-19)
  • Faith to go home, Mk 729-30

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The Disciples of Jesus
  • Matthew 1521-28

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Did Not See Her Faith
  • Seemed anxious to protect their distinction and
    separation
  • Woman, Gentile (unclean), sinner
  • Sensitive of contact with the unclean (Acts
    1014, 28)
  • Jesus practiced the removal of ceremonial
    defilements, 1517-20
  • Applies to people, too! Acts 1028
  • Gospel is for all

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Did Not See Her Faith
  • We are to be separate from sin and error, 2 Cor
    617-18 Eph 511
  • While doing so we must keep the right attitudes
    toward the lost, the erring, the weak and
    suffering, Gal 61-2 1 Ths 514-15
  • Do not develop self-righteousness and thereby
    fail to see faith when others are
    seeking truth and Jesus

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They Were Dismissive
  • Protecting quiet time, Mk 724-25
  • Perhaps because they knew she was not one of
    them
  • We cannot be dismissive of people because they do
    not fall into our mold of respectability, James
    21-4
  • Jesus came to save these, too! Luke
    1910

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Jesus
  • Matthew 1521-28 (1128-30)

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JESUS
  • Hears and responds to our cries for mercy, Heb
    216-18 414-16
  • Delay is not denial, but an opportunity to show
    our faith, 1523 Jas 12-4 (Psa 13)
  • Explained His purpose, 1524, 26
  • Blessed the woman for her great faith, 1528
    Mk 730
  • Healed that very hour
  • The sinner, Acts 241 1633 2216

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