Matthew 8:23–34: Jesus and the Chaotic Waters

Jesus has come to bring about a new creation and a new exodus, and all who believe in Him and follow Him get to experience the salvation and freedom that He alone can bring.


Matthew 8:23–24: The Cost of Following Jesus

Jesus expects that true disciples would be so compelled by His Kingdom mission and so convinced of its urgency and necessity that they will follow Him no matter the cost.


Matthew 8:5–17: Jesus, Faith, & Healing

Jesus is breaking down some of the most substantial political, religious, and social barriers of the day by healing people outside of Israel’s religious boundary markers. Jesus has not come merely as the Messiah of Israel, but He has come to be the Savior of the World, bringing reconciliation and restoration to all who turn to Him in faith.