Spiritual Blindness

February 24, 2019 Speaker: Steve Thiel Series: Mark

Topic: Mark Passage: Mark 8:1–8:30

SPIRITUAL BLINDNESS
Christ Proclamation Church
February 24, 2019

Sermon Theme – True faith in Christ is more than intellectual ascent, where we physically see and acknowledge Jesus' life and miracles. It is seeing Jesus rightly, with spiritual eyes of faith, that acknowledge Him as the Son of God and the Suffering Servant, and worship Him as the promised Messiah.

I. SPIRITUAL BLINDNESS DEMONSTRATED
    A. Disciples are Spiritually Blind – (8:1-10)
        1. Context of a Different Place
        2. Cluelessness in the Same Event
    B. Pharisees are Spiritually Blind – (8:11-13)

II. SPIRITUAL BLINDNESS CONFRONTED
    A. Warning Against the Pharisees – (8:14-15)
    B. Warning Against a Hard Heart – (8:16-21)
        1. Cluelessness of the Disciples
        2. Context of the Gentile Miracles

III. SPIRITUAL BLINDNESS ADDRESSED
    A. Physical Blindness Healed in Stages – (8:22-26)
    B. Spiritual Blindness Healed in Stages – (8:27-30)

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