Jesus, the Woman of Canaan, and Great Faith

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Jesus commended the woman of Canaan for having great faith. This is another way of saying that all disciples should seek to emulate her faith. In this sermon, we will consider the characteristics of the woman’s faith, so we know what to imitate. I hope you enjoy the sermon. Thanks for listening. -Alan Burrow* What does “eating” signify in this discussion?* What does the woman of Canaan teach us?* What is the first characteristic of great faith as shown by the woman of Canaan?* What is the relation between the woman’s pleas and her worship?* What does true worship entail?* Where does Paul talk about this?* What is the second characteristic of great faith as shown by the woman of Canaan?* If two historical people have the same name, how do you tell them apart?* What does “Son of David” signify?* What three psalms show up again and again when the NT is explaining what it means for Jesus to be the Son of David?* When does the NT say those three psalms we begin to be fulfilled by Jesus?* Is Jesus the Son of David to Jews only?* In the NT period, to come to Jesus and worship Him is to be                                                                       .* What is the third characteristic of great faith as shown by the woman of Canaan?* We will never come to Jesus wholeheartedly unless ___________________________________ .* What is the fourth characteristic of great faith as shown by the woman of Canaan?* God loves it when His children _______________________.* What quality do James and Paul say is essential to our growing up to maturity in Christ?* What attitude do James and Paul tell us to have toward trials?* What is the fifth characteristic of great faith as shown by the woman of Canaan?* God loves it when His children __________________________________________________.

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