The Faith of the Outsider

Matthew 15:21-28

By Chris Hallock, November 07, 2020

Matthew 15:21–28 (Push and hold on verses to see them in their Biblical context)

  1. An outside :

Matthew 15:21

  1. An outsider Jesus.

Matthew 15:22-25

Rightless Assertiveness: The idea is that she doesn’t come to Jesus because she believes that she has any right to His healing or His mercy. Instead she comes to Jesus boldly, and keeps asking based on the hope of His goodness and mercy.

Matthew 15:24

Genesis 12:2–3

  1. The of the outsider.

Matthew 15:27-28

Application Questions:

Does your keep you from giving yourself wholly to Jesus?

The gospel says: “You are more wicked than ever dared believe and yet, you are more loved and accepted in Jesus Christ than you ever dared hope.” – Tim Keller

How will the faith of the Canaanite woman affect the way that you God from now on?

Matthew 7:7–8 (NLT) “Keep on asking, and you will receive what you ask for. Keep on seeking, and you will find. Keep on knocking, and the door will be opened to you. 8 For everyone who asks, receives. Everyone who seeks, finds. And to everyone who knocks, the door will be opened."