Saturday, December 24, 2016

Homiletics: John 6:1-21


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

1
1-2
After, J cross to far shore Sea o Galilee/Tiberias; grt crowd follow bec signs he perf healing
2
3-4
J went up mtside, sat w/disc; Jewish Passover Festival was near
3
5
When J lookd up, saw crowd, to Philip: where we buy bread for ppl?
4
6
He asked to test him, already in mind what to do
5
7
Philip: it take more than ½ y wages for each to have bite
6
8-9
Andrew: here is boy w/5 sm loaves and 2 sm fish, how far they go among so many
7
10
J: have ppl sit; plenty grass, they sat, about 5000 men
8
11
J took loaves, gave thx, distrib to seated as much as wanted, same with fish
9
12
When they had enough, he said to disc: gather pieces
10
13
They filled 12 baskets w/pieces of 5 barley loaves left over
11
14
After ppl saw sign: surely this is Prophet come into world
12
15
J, knowing they come to make him king by force, withdrew to mt by himself
13
16
When evening came, disc went down to lake
14
17
Got in boat, set off across lake for Capernaum, now it dark, J not yet joined them
15
18
Strong wind was blowing, waters grew rough
16
19
When they rowed about 3-4 mi, they saw J walking on water and were frightened
17
20
He said: it is I, don’t be afraid
18
21
Then they willing take him into boat, immed boat reached shore where they heading

 


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

1
1-15
Jesus feeds 5000
Principle:
Our most meager offerings become huge, miraculous blessings in Christ’s hands
2
16-21
Jesus walks on water
Principle:
Jesus’ followers shouldn’t fear the strongest wind or roughest waters

 

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

Jesus feeds 5000 and walks on water.

 

Aim:

TCMAT Trust Christ with their smallest offerings and greatest storms.

 

Application:

1
When have you seen something small offered to Christ that He transformed into a great, miraculous blessing?
2
Under what circumstances has Christ calmed your fears as you experienced storms in life?

 

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