WHO IS THIS?
Key verse: 8:25
“‘Where is your faith?’ he asked his disciples. In fear and amazement they asked one another, ‘Who is this? He commands even the winds and the water, and they obey him.’”
What did Jesus suggest to this disciples? (22) What was Jesus doing as they sailed? (23a) What unexpected thing happened? (23b) How did the disciples respond and what does this reveal about them? (24a)
How did Jesus reveal the power of his word in handling the storm? (24b) Read verse 25. What did Jesus want his disciples to learn? What did the disciples discover about who Jesus is? (Ps 107:28-29) How are times of crisis an opportunity to learn of Jesus?
Where did Jesus and his disciples land and what kind of person met Jesus? (26-27) Describe this man’s appearance and lifestyle. (29) How did Jesus take initiative to restore him and how did he respond? (28-29a) How might he have come to be demon possessed?
What did Jesus say to the man and how did he respond? (30) Why did Jesus ask him, “What is your name?” (Jn 10:3) How did Jesus restore him? (31-33) What impact did this have on the region? (34-37) What does Jesus teach about the value of one man? (Jn 10:11)
Read verses 38-39. What did the man from whom the demons went out beg of Jesus? What did Jesus tell him to do? How did this man show that he remembered God’s grace? Why is this important?