Answer Key: Introductory Statements:
“What Really Moved Jesus?” Matthew 9:35-38 NIV
●We Are Here
Too often, people fall into a belief that they have no real purpose in life. They get up, go to work, come home, and zone
The Heart of the Issue:
out in front of the TV. Then it’s time to go to sleep and start all
over. Where in this routine are they making time to fulfill their true purpose? This is not the model that Jesus set for us.
Jesus Threefold Ministry: Introductory Statements:
1. Teaching / Shadowiness
●The reason why Jesus Christ left Heaven is ________________.
2. Preaching / Sinfulness
“For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost."
3. Healing / Sickness
Luke 19:10 ESV
Note: God / Man
●That is why ____________ _______________ _________________.
“…As the Father sent me, so I send you."
John 20:21 GNT A. Hurting / Harassed C. Hopeless
3. Worker’s A. Pray B. Answer
Care / See
B. Helpless / Cast Down
The Heart of the Issue: 1. The ___________________________________________ of Jesus.
“Jesus went through all the towns and villages, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the good news of the kingdom and healing every disease and sickness.” Matthew 9:35 NIV
Jesus’ Threefold Ministry: 1. _________________________: Man’s ___________________. 2. _________________________: Man’s ___________________. 3. __________________________: Man’s ___________________.
“The most effective, consistent way to reach people for Jesus Christ is ministry-based, servant, intentional evangelism.” Note: The point you don’t want to miss is Jesus was doing all that He could for
C. He saw how people were _______________________________.
“Our eyes became weary, hopelessly looking for help…” Lamentations 4:7 CEV
We’ll never ____________________ for people the way Jesus did, until we _______________________________ people the way Jesus did. “So, chosen by God for this new life of love, dress in the wardrobe God picked out for you: compassion, kindness, humility, quiet strength, discipline.” Colossians 3:12 Msg
_________________ and all that HE could for _______________________. 3. The _____________________________________ Jesus sought. 2. The ___________________________________________ in people.
“But when He saw the multitudes, He was moved with compassion for them, because they were weary and scattered, like sheep having no shepherd.” Matthew 9:36 NKJV
“The Mass of men led lives of quiet desperation.” Henry David Thoreau
A. He saw how people were _________________________________.
“Weary” literally means to be _________________________. B. He saw how people were _________________________________.
“Scattered” literally means __________________ __________________.
"What a huge harvest!" he said to his disciples. "How few workers! On your knees and pray for harvest hands!" Matthew 9:37-38 Msg A. Every Christian is to __________________________ this prayer. B. Every Christian is to be an ____________________________ to this prayer.
Just as Jesus was sent by the Father, so we are sent by Christ to carry His message of hope throughout the world. Is this purpose evident in your daily routine? Pray for clarity and focus as you serve the Lord today.