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More Than Swine Flu

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Tom LundeenMarch 28, 2021

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Passage: Luke 8:26-39

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More Than Swine Flu

Pastor Tom Lundeen


What did Jesus have to say to ordinary people like ?

What did He do in people’s lives?


It’s no coincidence that right after Jesus calmed the storm (something that was humanly , note Luke 8:22-25) that Jesus stepped ashore and was confronted with a human being that also seemed  (note Luke 8:27-29).


1. Human Beings are in a  Spiritual State


   A.  The Gadarene demoniac – although our external condition may not ever  anything close to this…our spiritual state  from Jesus has many similarities to this man.


 All of these terms (and others) paint a picture of spiritual desperation for any person  from Jesus.


B. The  of this area (note Luke 8:30-37) – Human beings apart from a  relationship with Jesus are in a desperate spiritual state…and yet can still reject the One who can meet their deepest needs and make life .


2. Jesus Dramatically  People


Note Luke 8:27-29, 35b

The  of any human being is the greatest miracle God performs (note Colossians 1:13-14; 2 Corinthians 5:17).


3. Jesus Transforms Us to  


Note Luke 8:38

Jesus sent him away not as a punishment, but for a  (note Luke 8:39a).


Note Luke 8:39b

You know what I . You see what I .  made the difference.

Jesus changes our lives, makes us part of His Body, gives us spiritual gifts, and  us to serve and minister in His Name (note Philippians 1:4-6; Ephesians 2:10).



Your story really does matter to Jesus: 


  • Jesus is still  people around the world every moment of every day.
  • He  our lives…
  • …and He transforms us for a
  • Who will you invite to Come and sit with me…Come and watch with me…this Easter weekend?


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