Saturday, September 26, 2015

Homiletics Matthew 19:23-21:17

written 26 February 2014


Contents (not sentence, direct verbiage from Scripture):  Where?                  Jericho, Bethphage, Jerusalem    Who?  Jesus, Disciples, Multitudes, Chief Priests, Scribes

1
19:23-26
J: rich hardly enter heaven, easier camel go through eye of needle; D amazed: who can be saved; J: with men, impossible, with God all things possible.
2
19:27-30
P: we forsaken all/followed thee, what shall we have; J: ye which followed, when Son of man sit throne of glory, ye sit twelve thrones judging twelve tribes Israel; every one forsaken houses, brethren, sisters, father, mother, wife, children, lands for my name’s sake receive hundredfold/inherit everlasting life; first shall be last, last first.
3
20:1-7
(J:) KoH like man hire labourers into vineyard; agreed a penny/day; he went 3rd hour saw others – go vineyard, whatsoever right I give you, they went; 6th and 9th hour likewise; 11th hour, found others – why stand all day idle; they say no man hired us, he saith go vineyard, whatsoever right ye receive.
4
20:8-12
Even come, lord of vineyard unto steward – call labourers, give them hire from last unto first; 11th hour received a penny; 1st supposed they received more, likewise rec’d a penny; murmered against goodman of house – these wrought 1 hour, thou hast made them equal to us which borne burden and heat of day.
5
20:13-16
He – friend didst not thou agree for a penny; take and go, I give unto last as thee; lawful to do what I want w/mine own, thine eye evil because I good; last shall be first and first last, many called but few chosen.
6
20:17-19
J going Jerusalem took disciples:  we go Jerusalem, Son of man betrayed unto chief priests/scribes, they condemn to death; deliver to Gentiles to mock/scourge/crucify, 3rd day He rise again.
7
20:20-24
Came mother of Zebedee’s children w/sons, worshiping; J: what wilt thou, she: grant my sons sit on your right and left in thy kingdom; J: ye know not what ask, able to drink cup I drink, be baptized with baptism, they: we able; J: ye drink/be baptized, to sit right/left not mine to give, but for whom prepared of Father; when 10 heard, moved to indignation against brethren.
8
20:25-28
J: princes of Gentiles dominion over them, great exercise authority upon them; not so among you, whoever great be your minister; whosoever chief be your servant; Son of man came to minister/give life a ransom for many.
9
20:29-34
Departed Jericho, multitude followed; 2 blind men cried out: mercy on us Lord, Son of David; multitude rebuked them – hold peace, they cried more; J: what shall I do unto you; they – our eyes be opened; J had compassion, touched eyes, immed. rec’d sight, followed.
10
21:1-5
Bethphage, mt olives, sent J 2 disciples: go village, find ass/colt, bring to me; if any say ought to you, say: Lord need them; this done, fulfilled prophet: thy King cometh sitting upon ass and colt.
11
21:6-9
D went/did as commanded; brought ass/colt, put on their clothes, set Him thereon; multitude spread garments in way, others cut branches; multitudes before and following: Hosanna Son of David, blessed He that cometh in name of Lord.
12
21:10-11
Jerusalem, city moved: Who is this; multitude: Jesus prophet of Nazareth of Galilee.
13
21:12-17
J went temple, cast out them that sold/bought, overthrew tables/seats: It is written My house shall be called the house of prayer, but ye made it den of thieves; blind/lame came, He healed; chief priests/scribes saw wonderful things He did, children crying Hosanna, they displeased; said unto Him: hearest what these say; J: yea, have ye read – out of mouths of babes/sucklings thou hast perfected praise; He left, went to Bethany, lodged.

 

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

1
19:23-30
J: rich hardly enter heaven, easier camel go through eye of needle; with men, impossible, with God all things possible; P: we forsaken all/followed thee, what we have; J: when Son of man sit throne, ye sit twelve thrones judging twelve tribes Israel; every one forsaken houses, brethren, sisters, father, mother, wife, children, lands for my name’s sake receive hundredfold/inherit everlasting life; first shall be last, last first.
Principle:
With God, all things are possible.
Those who have sacrificed for the sake of Christ will be rewarded.
The first shall be last and the last shall be first.
2
20:1-34
(J:) KoH like man hire labourers; agreed a penny/day; he went 3rd,  6th, 9th, 11th hour; Even come, steward call labourers, give them hire from last unto first; 11th hour rec’d a penny; 1st supposed they rec’d more, rec’d a penny; murmered against goodman of house; friend didst not thou agree for a penny; take and go, I give unto last as thee; thine eye evil because I good; last shall be first and first last, many called but few chosen; we go Jerusalem, Son of man betrayed unto chief priests/scribes, they condemn to death; deliver to Gentiles to mock/scourge/crucify, 3rd day He rise again; Came mother of Zebedee’s children w/sons: grant my sons sit on your right and left in kingdom; J: ye know not what ask, able to drink cup I drink, be baptized with baptism, they: we able; J: ye drink/be baptized, to sit right/left not mine to give; when 10 heard, moved to indignation against brethren; J: great exercise authority; not so among you, whosoever great be your minister; whosoever chief be your servant; Son of man came to minister/give life ransom for many; departed Jericho, 2 blind men: mercy on us Lord, Son of David; multitude rebuked, they cried more; J: what shall I do unto you; they – our eyes be opened; J had compassion, touched eyes, immed. rec’d sight, followed.
Principle:
The owner of a thing can do as he pleases with his property.
Generosity can be thought wrong or foolish if we’re not the recipient of it.
Many are called but few are chosen.
Jealousy makes people angry.
Jesus’ blessing isn’t just for the afterlife; He wants to touch and heal us in this present life, too.
Jesus wants to open our eyes to the truth.
3
21:1-17
Bethphage, mt olives, sent 2 disciples: go village, find ass/colt, bring to me; fulfilled prophet: thy King cometh sitting upon ass and colt; D brought ass/colt, set Him thereon; multitude spread garments in way, others cut branches; multitudes before and following: Hosanna Son of David, blessed He that cometh in name of Lord; Jerusalem moved: Who is this; multitude: Jesus prophet of Nazareth of Galilee; J went temple, cast out them that sold/bought, overthrew tables/seats: It is written My house shall be called the house of prayer, but ye made it den of thieves; blind/lame healed; chief priests/scribes displeased: hearest what these say; J: yea, have ye read – out of mouths of babes/sucklings thou hast perfected praise; He went to Bethany, lodged.
Principle:
Obeying the Lord leads to fulfillment of God’s plan, glory and praise.
Jesus wants His house to be holy, not corrupted.

 

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

(Jesus taught the disciples about serving before entering Jerusalem triumphantly.)

 

Aim (Christian and Non-Christian):

TCMAT see sacrifice for Christ as a good thing that, done in obedience to Christ’s direction in our lives, leads to His plan being fulfilled, His name being glorified and blessing for us in this life and the next.

 

Application:

1
What impossible things have you experienced as being possible with God?
What have you forsaken for Christ?
When have you witnessed the truth that the first shall be last and the last first?
How might you influence yourself to seek to be the servant of others?
Where do you struggle most with serving others?
2
How have you dealt with situations where someone went behind your back seeking a position above yours?
How should you deal with situations where someone went behind your back seeking a position above yours?
In what way have you applied God’s truth that those who would be great will minister to all?
When have you experienced Jesus’ compassion and healing?
3
How would you describe your obedience to Christ?
What should you do to increase that obedience?
How has Jesus cleansed your temple?
What might you do this week to make your “temple” a house of prayer rather than a den of thieves?
How is praise perfected in the mouths of babes?
In what way will you change how you currently praise the Lord to be more childlike?

 

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