Sermon Outline :: The Touch of the Master's Hand
The touch of Jesus has power over the enemies of the human family. These people knew if Jesus ever put His hand upon their children, they would be all right. Everything Jesus ever touched was changed. His touch has power over:
I. HIS TOUCH IS A LIFE-GIVING TOUCH
1) Jairus' daughter (Mark 5:41)
2) The widow of Nain's son (Luke 7:14)
3) Have you had the touch of life?
II. HIS TOUCH IS A CLEANSING TOUCH
1) The leper was cleaned by the touch of Jesus (Matthew 8:1-3)
2) Leprosy is a type of sin. The cleansing is a type of salvation.
3) Have you had this touch of cleansing?
III. HIS TOUCH IS A QUIETING TOUCH
Jesus healed Simon Peter's mother-in-law of fever (Matthew 8:14-15). This healing of fever is a type of sin's sickness and discomfort.
Have you had this quieting touch?
IV. HIS TOUCH IS AN ILLUMINATING TOUCH
Jesus healed the two blind men that followed Him (Matthew 9:27-30). Sin blinds, binds, and when full grown, bringeth death.
Have you had this eye-opening touch?
V. HIS TOUCH IS A REASSURING TOUCH
The disciples felt this touch on the Mount of Transfiguration (Matthew 17:6, 7). They were told not to be afraid.
Have you had this reassuring touch?
VI. HIS TOUCH IS A HEALING TOUCH
The touch of Jesus replaced the ear of the servant (Luke 22:50, 51).
Have you had this healing touch?
VII. HIS TOUCH IS A SAVING TOUCH
The touch of Jesus kept Simon Peter from sinking (Matthew 14:29, 31).
Have you had the saving touch?