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Homiletics: John 16:5-33

Content ( not sentence, direct verbiage from Scripture, fit on one line ): 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20.   Divisions ( run-on sentence OK, direct verbiage from Scripture/Principles are Aims for each Division ): 1.Jesus is going to the Father and will send the Spirit of truth (5-15) Principle: 2.Jesus’ disciples will mourn, then rejoice (16-22) Principle: 3.Jesus speaks about asking in His name and declares He has overcome the world (23-33) Principle:   Subject Sentence ( 10-word sentence with proper structure showing exactly where you are in Scripture ): Jesus is going, Spirit is coming, disciples will mourn, scatter.   Aim (“ To Cause My Audience To…” Know, See, etc .): TCMATK Believers’ grief will turn to joy when Christ returns.   Application ( not yes or no question.   Meant to bring about life change ): 1.How have the Spirit’s

Homiletics: John 15:1-16:4

Content ( not sentence, direct verbiage from Scripture, fit on one line ): 1. I tru vine my Fr=grdnr; He cut evry brnch brs fruit ;evry brnch tht brs fruit He prunes so mo frutfl (1-2) 2. U alrdy cln bec o wd I spkn 2u; remn in me as I rem in u; no brnch br frut by self mst rem in vine (3-4a) 3. u br frut unlss rem me; I vine/u brnchs, if u rem in me&I in u, u br much frut, aprt frm me u do 0 (4b-5) 4. if u rem me, u lk brnch thrwn away/brnd if u rem me&my wds rem u ask whtevr wish&it b gvn u (6-7) 5. this 2 my Fr’s glry: u br much frut, showing 2b my disc (8) Fr Y me, I Y d u, rem n my Y ; if u kp my cmds u rem n my Y jus as I kpt Fr cmds/rem n His Y (9-10) 7. I told u this so my joy in u/ur joy complt; my cmd= Y ea othr as I Y d u (11-12) 8. > Y has no1 thn this:2 lay dn life 4 friends; u my friends if u do wht I cmd (13-14) 9. I lngr call u srvts bec srvt kno mstr’s bus; instd I call u frnds 4 evrythg I lrnd frm Fr I md kn

Homiletics: John 14:15-31

Content ( not sentence, direct verbiage from Scripture, fit on one line ): 1. if u Y me, keep my cmds (15) 2. & I’ll ask Fr & He give u another advocate 2 hlp u & b w/u 4evr (16) 3. the Spirit o truth. wrld cant accept him bec it neithr sees nor knows him (17a) 4. but u know him 4 he lives w/u & will b in u (17b) 5. I will not leave u as orphans, I will cm 2 u (18) 6. b4 long, wrld see me anymore but u see me. bec I live, u also will live (19) 7. on that day u’ll realize I in my Fr & u r in me & I in u (20)   8.whoevr has my cmds/kps em=who Y s me, who Y s me’ll b Y d by my Fr & I’ll Y em/sho myslf 2 em (21) 9. then Judas ( Iscariot ): but L, y u intend 2 sho urslf 2 us & not wrld? (22) 10. J: any1 who Y me’ll obey my tchng, my Fr’ll Y em&we’ll cm 2 em&mk r hm w/em (23) 11. any1 who Y me’ll obey my tchng, these wds u hear r my own , belong 2 Fr who sent me (24) 12. all this I hv spokn while still w/u (

Still Life by Dani Pettrey

Still Life by Dani Pettrey Work hits too close to home for crime scene photographer Avery Tate when her best friend disappears. The only lead is a chilling photo of her—apparently dead. As Avery, her ex-boss Parker, and his friends in law enforcement dig into the case, she’s forced to confront her feelings for Parker when they come face-to-face with a dangerous criminal. Here's my review of this enjoyable suspense read: First, I would like to extend a heartfelt “Thank you” to Dani Pettrey and her publisher for sending me a copy of "Still Life" to review for them. I am truly grateful for this generosity. I really appreciate the time, effort and expense it takes to make a reviewer copy available to me. Avery Tate is a gifted, but blacklisted, photographic artist who quit her job as a crime scene photographer and her boss, Parker Mitchell, so she could sort out her growing feelings for him.   Now she finds herself supporting a friend in the photography