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Mark 7 - NIV

24 Jesus left that place and went to the vicinity of Tyre.[a] He entered a house and did not want anyone to know it; yet he could not keep his presence secret.

25 In fact, as soon as she heard about him, a woman whose little daughter was possessed by an impure spirit came and fell at his feet.

26 The woman was a Greek, born in Syrian Phoenicia. She begged Jesus to drive the demon out of her daughter.

27 “First let the children eat all they want,” he told her, “for it is not right to take the children’s bread and toss it to the dogs.”

28 “Lord,” she replied, “even the dogs under the table eat the children’s crumbs.”

29 Then he told her, “For such a reply, you may go; the demon has left your daughter.”

30 She went home and found her child lying on the bed, and the demon gone.

Jesus Heals a Deaf and Mute Man


Footnotes

a. Mark 7:24 Many early manuscripts Tyre and Sidon


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When the Lord Makes You Wonder
Shared by: Rick Crandall on Apr, 2016
Summary: Sometimes the Lord is going to make us wonder, so... 1. Expect some mysteries. 2. Expect some miracles. 3. Exalt our Master.
Scripture: Mark 7:24-37
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 529
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Powerful Short Prayers Part 3
Shared by: David DiYanni on Nov, 2015
Summary: This is a sermon on the power of short prayers.
Scripture: Mark 7:24-30
Denomination: Vineyard
Views: 964
Monty Newton avatar
Jesus and the Persistent Pagan
Shared by: Monty Newton on Sep, 2015
Summary: Jesus isn't fussy about who we are when we earnestly bring our hope to him.
Craig Condon avatar
When You’re With Jesus, Expect Surprises
Shared by: Craig Condon on Sep, 2015
Summary: Have you ever noticed that Jesus often does things that we don’t expect him to do? Take the stories we read in Mark 7:24-37, for example. He does two things that we don’t expect him to do.
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Paddington goes to Syria
Shared by: Fr Mund Cargill Thompson on Sep, 2015
Summary: A sermon about healings and answered prayers and refugees and treating people equally and Paddington Bear and .... and ... well, and really not being able to stop talking because it is such good news
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Shared by: Randy Stephenson on Sep, 2015
Summary: From the casting out of a demon to the healing of a deaf and mute man, God's ways are better than human ways. God sent his Son to meet with our souls with a One on One plan for redemption and salvation.
Andrew Moffatt avatar
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Shared by: Andrew Moffatt on Aug, 2015
Summary: Mark sets the scene of Jesus in a strange place, in a strange situation with a couple of strange outcomes. The result is that Jesus shows he is open to all people.
Series: OWSOMS 2015
Chris Appleby avatar
The Faith of Foreigners
Shared by: Chris Appleby on Feb, 2015
Summary: The woman was rebuffed by Jesus, yet responded with a deep faith in God's love for all people independent of gender or race. The people of the Decapolis were presented with an overwhelming demonstration of Jesus' Messianic power yet without believing.
W Pat Cunningham avatar
Secularism and the Fight for the Family
Shared by: W Pat Cunningham on Feb, 2015
Summary: The information-driven society is one that tries to secularize and pervert the human family into something it can never become.
Ed Vasicek avatar
Jesus, the Faith Provoker
Shared by: Ed Vasicek on Aug, 2014
Summary: Jesus provoked faith in different people in different ways, but he was consistently the object of faith, and faith meant taking him at his Word.
T.J. Conwell avatar
Faith to See Jesus
Shared by: T.J. Conwell on Aug, 2014
Summary: When Jesus heals a woman's daughter who was possessed, and a man who was deaf and mute, He displays to us how He can meet us right where we have a need as well. However, this can only happen IF we will seek Him out in the same way through faith!
Series: Mark
Scripture: Mark 7:24-37
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 436
Rodney Fry avatar
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Shared by: Rodney Fry on Apr, 2014
Summary: In this story Jesus left the Jewish area of Galilee for the seaport of Tyre, a pagan Gentile area. This was a very un-Jewish and un-rabbinical thing to do, but He knew there was a desperate mother there. Notice the verbs describing her
Scripture: Mark 7:27-29
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,725
W Pat Cunningham avatar
God is Light and He Can Be Found
Shared by: W Pat Cunningham on Feb, 2014
Summary: Even those who are not Christian are being drawn to the light and vision of God in Christ..
Scripture: Mark 7:24-30
Denomination: Catholic
Views: 206
Derrick Thompson, Sr. avatar
More than the crumbs for the brokehearted.
Shared by: Derrick Thompson, Sr. on Oct, 2013
Summary: Why settle for the crumbs that fall from the table, when you can get a whole loaf? Your blessing is there for you, just get in line and wait for your blessing, Jesus will not disappoint you.
Scripture: Mark 7:24-30
Denomination: Church Of God
Views: 2,320
Jerry Watts avatar
Desperation
Shared by: Jerry Watts on Oct, 2013
Summary: The one needed emotion we need today to walk with Jesus may be the very one which we speak so little of have feel so seldom.
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Scripture: Mark 7:24-30
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 892
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Attitude-Gateway to Open Heavens
Shared by: Pastor Amos Dele Dada on Jun, 2013
Summary: It takes more than prayer and tithing to experience open heavens,it is a function of positive attitude as a life style.
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Dumb Dogs
Shared by: C. Philip Green on May, 2013
Summary: Jesus is not impressed with the outward trappings of self-righteousness. He is impressed with a heart full of simple faith, which we find most often in the hearts of those we least expect. So like Jesus feed the "dogs" and touch the "dumb."
Scripture: Mark 7:24-37
Denomination: Evangelical Free
Views: 623
Sherm Nichols avatar
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Shared by: Sherm Nichols on Jan, 2013
Summary: Dominant Thought: True faith in Jesus sees beyond testing to the grace and reward of Jesus.
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Scripture: Mark 7:24-30
Views: 1,725
D Marion Clark avatar
Jesus Said What?
Shared by: D Marion Clark on Oct, 2012
Summary: Let us learn to examine ourselves in light of Jesus and not examine Jesus in the dim light of ourselves. It will cause discomfort, but how wondrous it is to serve a true King and to experience the mercy of a Lord that we truly fear.
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Scripture: Mark 7:24-30
Denomination: Presbyterian/Reformed
Views: 901
Matthew Oliver avatar
Bread for Dogs
Shared by: Matthew Oliver on Oct, 2012
Summary: Mark 7:24-37 expository sermon on the encounter between Jesus and the Syrophonecian woman, even the dogs eat the crumbs under the children's table.
Scripture: Mark 7:24-37
Denomination: Episcopal/Anglican
Views: 947
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A RESILIENT FAITH
Shared by: EGERTON GBONDA on Sep, 2012
Summary: Resilient faith- waiting for your turn and not giving up
Scripture: Mark 7:24-37
Denomination: Episcopal/Anglican
Views: 1,168
Dee Dowdy avatar
This Church is Going to the Dogs
Shared by: Dee Dowdy on Sep, 2012
Summary: This sermon teaches that all are loved by God and therefore the Church should reach out to everyone.
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Mark 7:24-37
Denomination: United Methodist
Views: 933
Joel Preston avatar
Faith in Unexpected Places
Shared by: Joel Preston on Jun, 2012
Summary: In our text today, Jesus visited 2 predominantly Gentile regions, Tyre and Sidon (vs. 24-30) and the Decapolis (vs. 31-37). There He ministered to a desperate mother and a disabled man.
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Scripture: Mark 7:24-37
Denomination: Evangelical Free
Views: 1,976
Pat Damiani avatar
Inconvenient Ministry
Shared by: Pat Damiani on May, 2012
Summary: Jesus’ ministry to the Syrophoenician woman demonstrates how we are to minister to all who God brings into our lives, regardless of their background
Scripture: Mark 7:24-30
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 763
Thomas Swope avatar
Puppies
Shared by: Thomas Swope on May, 2012
Summary: A study of the Gospel of Mark 7: 24 – 30
Series: Mark
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Mark 7:24-30
Denomination: Calvary Chapel
Views: 1,702
Tom Fuller avatar
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Shared by: Tom Fuller on Apr, 2012
Summary: What is the real nature of faith? We often think it is blind trust in Jesus to give us what we ask for. In reality faith means a transformation of how you think of life, needs, and your relationship with Jesus.
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Scripture: Mark 7:24-8:21
Denomination: Calvary Chapel
Views: 443
Charles Worth avatar
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Shared by: Charles Worth on Aug, 2011
Summary: Challenging the believer to walk outside their comfort zone
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Mark 7:1-30
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 2,500
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Shared by: Gordon Curley on Jun, 2011
Summary: Are we trusting Jesus? (PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request – email: gcurley@gcurley.info)
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Scripture: Mark 7:24-8:9
Denomination: Brethren
Views: 781
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Encountering Jesus
Shared by: Patrick O'Loughlin on May, 2011
Summary: Part 2 of a series on encountering Jesus. This one is about a woman who encountered Jesus despite impossible odds
Scripture: Mark 7:24-30
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Views: 1,913
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Shared by: Donald Rapp on Oct, 2010
Summary: Discrimination is a bad thing in any form. We as believers must never discriminate with regard to whom we share our faith.
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