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Homiletics: John 19:18-30

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

1.There they crucifd Him w/2othrs,1on ea side,J in middle (18)

2. Pil had notice prepd/fastnd2cross:J of Naz, The K of the Jews(19)

3.Many Jews read sign, plc where J crucifd near city & sign written in Aramaic, Latin & Greek (20)

4.CPs of Jews protested to Pil: do not write The K of the Jews, but this man claimed 2b K of Jews (21)

5.Pil ans: what I hv written, I hv written (22)

6.Whn soldats cruc J,took clothes,div into 4 shares,undrgrmt rem; garmt seamless woven 1 pc (23)

7.Let’s tear,decide by lot who get;happen that Scr fulfilld:they div my clothes/cast lot4my grmnt (24)


8.Near cross stood His mother,mother’s sis, Mary wife of Cleopas & Mary Magdalene (25)

9.when J saw mother & disc He loved nearby, He: Woman, here is your son (26)

10.and2disc:here is your mother;from that time, disc took her into his home (27)


11.Later, knowing everything fin, so Scr fulfilled, J said: I am thirsty (28)

12.jar of wine vin there, they soaked sponge on stalk of hyssop plant, lifted to J’s lips (29)

13.When He recd drink, J said: it is fin; w/that He bowed head, gave up his spirit (30)


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

1. Jesus is crucified between two others, Pilate prepares a sign protested by the Chief Priests and soldiers divide His clothes. (18-24)


2.Jesus said, “Here is your son” and “Here is your mother”. (25-27)


3.Jesus said, “I am thirsty” and received a drink, then “It is finished” and gave up His spirit. (28-30)



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

Crucified Jesus’ disciple receives His mother and it is finished. (covered my 3 divisions, but left out A LOT)


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



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

1.If you were to prepare a sign to hang over Jesus on the cross, what would it say and how does your life declare this to the world?

2.In what way does caring for the needs of others affect your view of your own life circumstances and how does this motivate you to put others’ needs before your own?

3.How have you experienced blessing from your obedience to God’s will in the past and how will that affect your obedience to Him now and in the future?


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