Saturday, January 14, 2017

Homiletics: John 7


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

1
1-2
After, J went Gal, not Judea bec Jew ldrs look to kill; Jew fest of tabernacles near
2
3-5
J bros: go Judea so disc see works, show self to world; bros not believe
3
6-8
J: my time not here; world h8 me bec I testify works evil; you go festival, my time not cm
4
9-10
He stay Gal; bros left for fest, He went in secret
5
11-12
@ fest, Jew ldrs watch 4 J: where He?  Widespr whisp: He good man/He deceives ppl
6
13-14
No one say publicly for fear of ldrs; not till ½ way thru fest did J beg to teach
7
15-16
Jews amazed: how man get learning w/o been taught; J: my teaching cm frm who sent
8
17-18
Who choose do will of G find if my tchg frm G; who seeks glory of who sent=man o truth
9
19-20
Hasn’t Mos givn law? Not 1 keep law, why u try kill me? Crowd: u possessed, who try kill u
10
21-23
J: I did 1 miracle, u amazed; u circumcz on Sabb; why angry w/me for healing whole body?
11
24-26
Judge correct; ppl: isn’t this man they try kill; he spk public/they say wd, concl He Mess?
12
27-28
We know where frm, Messiah no one know; J: u know me/where frm, He who sent me tru
13
29-32
I from Him; they try seize but hr not yet cm; many believed; Phar sent tmpl guard to arrest
14
33-36
J: I only w/u shrt tym; u’ll lk for me, where I am u cant cm; Jews: where? What He mean?
15
37-38
On last/>est day fest, J: anyone thirsty cm me & drink; whoevr bel rvr live wtr flo frm thm
16
39-40
He meantSpirit, not yet givn since J not glorified; some ppl: this man Prophet
17
41-42
Others: Messiah, others: how Mess cm frm Gal, doesnn;t Scr say cm frm David/Bethlehem
18
43-46
Ppl divid, sm want seize; tmpl gd to Phar/CP: why u not bring in? no one spoke as man do
19
47-49
Phar: He deceive u also? Have rulers/Phar believed? No! mob know nothing, curse on thm
20
50-53
Nic: does law condemn w/o hearing what doing? They: prophet not frm Gal; all went hm

 


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

1
1-10
Jesus sends His brothers to the Festival of Tabernacles because His time hadn’t come.
Principle:
Every believer’s steps should be ordered according to God’s timetable.
2
11-36
Jesus teaches a mixed, whispering crowd in the temple courts halfway through the Festival of Tabernacles.
Principle:
Every believer’s ministry will have its supporters and its critics.
3
37-53
Jesus invites the thirsty to come on the last and greatest day of the Festival of Tabernacles and the people continue to divide over His message.
Principle:
Every believer who truly serves Christ will face great opposition.

 

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

Amid challenges, hatred and whispering, Jesus’ Festival teaching amazes, divides.

 

Aim:

TCMATK Serving Christ brings great blessing and opposition and we must rely on Him to persevere.

 

Application:

1
What action are you taking to make sure you are operating in God’s timing?
2
How will you persevere to do God’s will in spite of criticism from others?
3
What will you do to maintain your thirst for Christ when life is difficult and how will you encourage other believers to seek Him to quench their thirst?

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