Saturday, May 06, 2017

Homiletics: John 20

Content (not sentence, direct verbiage from Scripture, fit on one line):

1.Early 1st day/wk, still dk, MaryM2tomb, saw stone rem (1)

2.She run 2SP & disc J lvd: They taken L & we know where they put Him (2)

3.P& other disc started4tomb, running, other disc reached tomb 1st (3-4)

4.He looked at linen, didn’t go in, SP went straight in, saw linen/cloth still lying in place (5-7)

5.Finally other disc went inside, saw/believed;(they understd J had to rise from dead);went back (8-10)

6.Mary outside tomb crying, bent2look in, saw 2 angels is wt where body had been 1@head,1@ft(11-12)

7.”Wmn, YU crying?”  “They’ve taken my L&I know where they put Him” (13)

8.She turned, saw J, realize was J; He:Wmn YU crying?  Who U looking for? (14-15a)

9.Thinking He gardener: Tell me where U put Him&I’ll get Him; J:Mary; M:Rabboni! (15b-16)

10.J:hold onto me, I ascended to Fr; go to bros, tell them I’m ascend to my/ur Fr,my/ur G (17)

11.Mary2disc: “I’ve seen L” & told them He said all these things (18)

12.Evening 1st day disc together w/doors locked J stood among them: Peace Bw/U(19)

13.He showed hand/side, disc overjoyed; J:Peace Bw/U, as Fr sent me, I send U (20-21)

14.He breathed on them:Receive HS, if you 4give anyone’s sins, forgiven, if not, not (22-23)

15.Thos, 1of12, not w/disc when J came; other disc: we’ve seen L (24-25a)

16.Unless I see nail marks in hands, put my hand into side, I believe (25b)

17.1wk l8rThos w/em,doors lockd,J came:Peace Bw/U;2Thos:put fingr here,hand in2side,stop doubt, bel (26-27)

18.Thos: my L& my G; J:bec U seen, U bel, blessed are those seen, yet bel (28-29)

19.J perf many other signs in pres of disc recorded in this bk (30)

20.these written so U be J=Messiah/SonofG & by bel U hv life in His name (31)


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

1. Early on the 1st day, Mary Magdelene, Peter and John see the empty tomb, John believes and Mary sees the Lord (1-18)


2.Evening on the 1st day, Jesus stood among the overjoyed disciples, except Thomas, who wasn’t there, won’t believe unless he sees (19-25)


3.One week later, Jesus comes, Thomas believes and (author declares) signs recorded in this book were written so you may believe (26-31)



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

The empty tomb and Jesus’ appearances lead disciples to believe.


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

TCMATK Belief is the disciple’s role in relationship with Jesus.


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

1.With whom is God calling you to share that Jesus’ tomb is empty and how will sharing this change their life and yours?

2.What part of Jesus’ story are you struggling to believe and what will it take for you to come to faith in that area?

3.Which signs performed by Jesus speak directly to an issue you or a loved one is challenged by and how will you use that sign to minister to that issue?

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