Saturday, November 12, 2016

Homiletics - John 1:1-18


Contents (not sentence, direct verbiage from Scripture):  Where?                                                                Who?

1
1-2
In beg. Was Word, Word w/G, Word was G; He w/G in beg
2
3
Thru Him all things made, w/o Him nothing made
3
4-5
In Him was life, that life=light of mankind; light shines in dkness, dkness not overcome it
4
6-7
Man sent from G, John; came as witness to light, so thru him all men believe
5
8-9
He not light, came only as witness; true light gives light to everyone coming into world
6
10-11
He was in world, world made thru Him, not know Him; He came to His own, not recognize
7
12-13
All rec’d Him/believed, He gave rt bec child of G, not nat descnt, hum decisn, husb’s will
8
14
Word bec flesh dwell among us, we seen glory One & Only Son from Fr full of grace/truth
9
15
John testified: He come after me, surpassed me bec He before me
10
16-17
Out his fullness we rec’d grace; Law givn thru Moses, grace/truth thru Jesus
11
18
No one seen G except Son, Who is G & in close relation w/Fr, made Him known

 

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

1
1-5
The Word is God, Creator, Life and Light
Principle:
Jesus, the Word, is God and has been since before time began
2
6-9
The Witness:  John
Principle:
John the Baptist prepared the way for the Messiah
3
10-18
The World Doesn’t Know Him
Principle:
Jesus brings grace and truth to the world that doesn’t know Him

 

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

Jesus is the Word, Light, Life bringing grace and truth.

 


Aim:

TCMATK Jesus is the Creator and Savior of the world Who restores us as children of God.

 

Application:

1
Which title used for Jesus is most meaningful to you and why?
What does it mean to your life that all things were made through the Word?
2
Who pointed you toward Christ and what did they do or say to capture your attention?
Who are you pointing to Christ and how are you doing that?
3
What are some obstacles to people recognizing Jesus and how might you overcome those obstacles in your witness?
How have you experienced the grace and truth of Christ and how will you share those things with others?

 

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