The Call of the Disciples

The Call of the Disciples

Scripture Reference: Mark 3:6-19

Sermon in a Sentence

In a world characterized by increased familiarity with Jesus, but also growing opposition to Him, He still calls ordinary people like you and me to walk in intimate relationship with Him and to proclaim His good news to the world.

Sermon Outline

  1. The call of the twelve disciples came amid an escalating opposition to Jesus and the exploding popularity of Jesus.
  2. Jesus’ call of the twelve disciples led to their being appointed as apostles who would…
    1. …be with
    2. …go out and proclaim
    3. …exercise His authority.
  3. Jesus did not select His disciples based upon their credentials or significance, but used twelve ordinary men to bring the good news of God’s salvation to the world.