Saturday, April 29, 2017

Homiletics John 19:31-42

Content (not sentence, direct verbiage from Scripture, fit on one line): day o Prep,next Spec Sabb; Jew ldrs want bods on crosses,askd Pil 2hv legs brkn/bods tkn dn (31)

2.soldats brk legs 1st man crux w/J, then the other (32)

3.when they came to J, found he already dead, didn’t brk legs (33)

4.instead, 1of soldats pierced Js side w/ spear bringing sudden flow of blood/water (34) who saw is has givn testimony & testimony is true; he testifies so you believe (35)

6.these happened so Scr fulfilled: “not one of his bones will be broken” (36)

7.and another Scr says: “they will look on the one they have pierced” (37)


8.later, Jos of Arima askd Pil 4 body, Jos disc secretly bec feard Jew ldrs; w/Pil permis, he took body (38)

9.He accomp by Nic, man who visitd J @ nite; Nic brought myrrh/aloes, 75# (39)

10.taking Js body, the 2 wrappd it w/spices in strips of linen in accord w/Jew burial customs (40)

11.@ place where J crux was garden, in garden was new tomb in which no1 ever laid (41)

12.bec it Jew day o Prep & tomb nearby, they laid J there (41)


Divisions (run-on sentence OK, direct verbiage from Scripture/Principles are Aims for each Division):

1.Jesus, already dead, is pierced with a spear, bringing a sudden flow of blood and water (31-34)

Principle: Jesus’ blood (and living water) cleanses every sin!

2.True testimony so you may believe Scripture fulfilled (35-37)

Principle: Testifying about Jesus’ activity in your life can help others believe.

3.Joseph of Arimathea and Nicodemus took Jesus’ body, wrapped it and laid it in a new tomb (38-42)

Principle: We minister to Jesus when we minister to His body/others.


Subject Sentence (10-word sentence with proper structure showing exactly where you are in Scripture):

Jesus’ pierced, Scripture-fulfilling body is laid in a tomb.


Aim (“To Cause My Audience To…” Know, See, etc.):

TCMATK Jesus’ death perfectly fulfilled God’s plan to pay the debt for all your sins.


Application (not yes or no question.  Meant to bring about life change):

1.How will you express your thanks to Jesus today for washing you in His sin-cleansing blood?

2.What testimony will you share about Jesus this week so others may believe?  With whom, specifically, will you share?

3.How will you minister to Jesus this week by serving others?

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