Saturday, July 04, 2015

Homiletics Matthew 1

written 17 September 2013

Contents (not sentence, direct verbiage from Scripture):  Where?                  Israel                   Who?  Christ’s Genealogy

1
Mt 1:1
Book of generation of Christ, son of David, son of Abraham
2
Mt 1:2-6a
Abraham begat Isaac begat Jacob begat Judas begat Phares of Thamar begat Esrom begat Aram begat Aminadab begat Naasson begat Salmon begat Booz of Rachab begat Obed of Ruth begat Jesse begat David the king
3
Mt 1:6b-11
David the king begat Solomon of her that had been the wife of Urias begat Roboam begat Abia begat Asa begat Josaphat begat Joram begat Ozias begat Joatham begat Achaz begat Ezekias begat Manasses begat Amon begat Josias begat Jechonias, about time they were carried to Babylon
4
Mt 1:12-16
After brought to Babylon, Jechonias begat Salathiel begat Zerobabel begat Abiud begat Eliakim begat Azor begat Sadoc begat Achim begat Eliud begat Eleazar begat Matthan begat Jacob begat Joseph husband of Mary of whom was born Jesus called Christ
5
Mt 1:17
Generations from Abraham to David are fourteen; from David until carrying away into Babylon are fourteen; from carrying away into Babylon unto Christ are fourteen
6
Mt 1:18
Birth of Jesus: his mother Mary, espoused to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of Holy Ghost
7
Mt 1:19-21
Joseph her husband, being just, not willing to make her public example, minded to put her away privily but while he thought, the angel  of the Lord appeared in dream saying, Joseph son of David, fear not to take Mary thy wife: that which is conceived in her of Holy Ghost; she shall bring forth son thou shall call his name Jesus for he shall save his people from their sins
8
Mt 1:22-23
This done that it might be fulfilled:  Behold virgin with child, son, call his name Emmanuel, God with us
9
Mt 1:24-25
Joseph did as the angel of the Lord bidden, took unto him his wife and knew her not until she brought forth her firstborn son and he called his name Jesus

 


Divisions (run-on sentence OK, direct verbiage from Scripture):

1
Mt 1:1-17
generation of Christ, son of David, son of Abraham begat Isaac begat Jacob begat Judas begat Phares of Thamar begat Esrom begat Aram begat Aminadab begat Naasson begat Salmon begat Booz of Rachab begat Obed of Ruth begat Jesse begat David the king begat Solomon of her that had been the wife of Urias begat Roboam begat Abia begat Asa begat Josaphat begat Joram begat Ozias begat Joatham begat Achaz begat Ezekias begat Manasses begat Amon begat Josias begat Jechonias, After brought to Babylon, Jechonias begat Salathiel begat Zerobabel begat Abiud begat Eliakim begat Azor begat Sadoc begat Achim begat Eliud begat Eleazar begat Matthan begat Jacob begat Joseph husband of Mary of whom was born Jesus called Christ;  Generations from Abraham to David fourteen; from David until carrying away into Babylon fourteen; from Babylon unto Christ fourteen
Principle:
God uses imperfect people for His divine purposes.
2
Mt 1:18-21
Mary, espoused to Joseph, found with child;  Joseph minded to put her away privily; while he thought, the angel  of the Lord appeared in dream saying, Joseph son of David, fear not to take Mary thy wife: that which is conceived in her of Holy Ghost; she shall bring forth son thou shall call his name Jesus for he shall save his people from their sins
Principle:
God’s will is uncommon to man.
3
Mt 1:22-25
This done that it might be fulfilled:  Behold virgin with child, son, call his name Emmanuel, God with us; Joseph took his wife and knew her not until she brought forth her firstborn son and he called his name Jesus
Principle:
God’s will fulfills prophecy.

 

Subject Sentence (10-word sentence with proper structure):

Jesus was born to the virgin Mary and husband Joseph.

 

Aim (Christian and Non-Christian):

TCMAT know that Jesus Christ is completely man because of His genealogy and His connection to Mary and completely God because of His relationship to God through the Holy Ghost.

 

Application:

1
What do you learn from the genealogy of Jesus?
What does Christ’s genealogy tell you about Him?
2
What were possible consequences for Mary and Joseph’s obedience to God?
What were possible blessings for their obedience?
3
What other possible ways could Jesus’ birth have played out and still fulfilled this prophecy?

 

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