Monday, October 29, 2018

Homiletics: 1 Samuel 1-3


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

1.Elkanah,Ephrmt;y aftr y worship L@Shiloh;portions2Peninnah/chldrn,dbl2Hannah-clsd womb(1:1-5)

2.Bec L clsd H womb,rival prvk till H wept/eat;Elk:yu weep;yu eat;yu↓d;I mean mo than10sons?(1:6-8)

3.they fin eatg/drinkg,H stood;H prayed,weeping bitterly;vow:L gv son,I gv him2L;Eli obs mouth(1:9-12)

4.H pray,lips mv,voce heard,Eli thot drunk:put away wine;drinkg;pourg soul2L;anguish/grief(1:13-16)

5.Eli:Go pc,may G grant;Erly nxt wrshp-hm,Elk md♥2H;L rem;preg,Samuel”bec I ask L4hm”(1:17-20)

6.Elk went offer yrly sac/fulfill vow;H go:after weand,brot hm w/bul,flour,wine2L(1:21-24)

7.bull sacrfcd,they brot boy2Eli;I prayd4this child,L grantd;I gv him2L&he worshipd L there(1:25-28)

 

8.H:Myrejoic in L;no1holy lk L;by Him deeds weighd;L brings death,raises up;humbles,exalts(2:1-7)

9.He guard faithful;who oppose L be brkn:L judge earth:Elk hm,boy minist b4L under Eli(2:8-11)

10.E's sons regard 4L;practice fork meat pot;b4 fat burnd-gv meat or I tk by force=sin(2:12-17)

11.Samuel mnstrg b4L;ea y H md robe;E bless Elk&H;:May L gv u chldrn;L gracious;3son2dtr(2:18-21)

12.Eli,old,2sons:y do wickd deeds;good;if1sin v.L,who intercd?sons listen,L’s will put2death(2:22-25)

13.Samuel grow statr/favr w/L&ppl;man of G2E:yu hon ur sons by fattng on choice offrng(2:26-29)

14.L:I cut ur strngth/prstly hs,no1 old age;sons die same day;Irais faithfl prst,ur fam bow b4hm(2:30-36)

 

15.boy Sam mnstrd b4L under E;wd o L rare;many visions;Sam lying dn ark of G was(3:1-3)

16.L calld Sam;Sam ans,Here I am;ran2E:u calld;E:I call,go;L call:Sam2E;E:I call,go;Sam know L(3:4-7)

17.3dXL calld,Sam2E;E realzd L callg;E2S:go,if He call,say:spk ur srvt listng;Lcm&stood,S:spk L(3:8-10)

18.L2S:I abt2judge E’s fam bec sons blasphmd G;S afraid tell E;E calld,S:here I am(3:11-16)

19.What he said? hide frm me;S told evrytg;E:He is L,let Him do what gd in His eyes(3:17-18)

20.L w/S,let none of S's wds fall2grd;all Is recgnzd S as propht of L;L revld self2S thru His wd(3:19-21)

 

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

1.Hannah prays for a son and gives Samuel to the Lord (1Samuel 1)

Principle: The blessings God gives us are for His glory.

2.Samuel ministers before the Lord, Eli’s sons do wicked deeds and God declares His will for Eli’s family (1 Samuel 2)

Principle: The Lord will guard the faithful and will break His opponents.

3.The Lord calls Samuel(1 Samuel 3)

Principle: The Lord calls His people to relationship and service.

 

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

Hannah prays and gives her son, Samuel, to the Lord.

 

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

TCMATK The Lord gives gifts to bless His people and bring Himself glory.

 

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

1.How do the things God has blessed you with bring glory to Him?

2.What changes are you willing to make to bring obedience to the areas of your life that are in opposition to God?

3.How have you responded to God’s call upon your life?

Monday, October 22, 2018

Homiletics: Ruth 1-4


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

1.In days judges ruled, famine;Elim-Naomi-Mahlon-Killion from Bethlehem2Moab;Elim died(1:1-3)

2.Sons married Moab wm:Orpah&Ruth;live there10y;sons died;Nheard L aid ppl-food;prep2retn hm(4-6)

3.w/d-i-l, set out;”go bk2mother house”,may L grant u nothr husb;kissed them bye;”we go2ur ppl”(7-10)

4.N:retn hm dtrs;I hv more sons be cur husb?I too old;if I birth sons,u wait4them?No;mo bitr4me(11-13)

5.Orpah kissd bye,R clung;N:go bk w/her;R:wher u go/stay,I go/stay;ur ppl b my ppl;ur G my G(14-16)

6.wher u die,I buried;went Beth,N:call me Mara(bitter);L brought me bk empty;barly harv begin(17-22)

 

7.relative of Elimelek-Boaz;R2N:let me pu grain;N:go;she glean Boaz field;B arrive:”L b w/u”(2:1-4)

8.B:who that?Overseer:Moabite w/N;B2R:stay here,follow wm, when thirst get drink(5-10)

9.R bow;y u notice me?B:I told what u done;R:u put me@ease;@mealtm,B:cm;R ate(11-14)

10.B2men:let her gather;R glean til eve,carried to mil;”where u glean”;”Boaz”;he Guardn-Redemr(15-20)

11.R:he said stay w/my wrkrs;N:good;R stayed close2wm of Boaz&lived w/mil(21-23)

 

12.N:B=relatv,2nite winno;wash,perfum,best clothes,go,when he lies dn,u lie dn,he tell u wht2do(3:1-4)

13.R went,B lie dn,R lie dn, mid of nite:”who that”;R:u G-R;B:L bless u;I do what u ask, u noble char(5-11)

14.anothr more closely rel8d;if he willing,I will;B pour6meas barley;N:man rest till matter settled(12-18)

15.B2town gate;G-R came:10elders;”N back if u redeem,I will;u also acquire R”;”I cannot”(4:1-6)

16.earlier Is sandal legalize transact;G-R2B:”Buy it”,rem sandal;B2Eld:u witness,I bought prop Elim(7-9)

17.I acquire R as my wife;Elders:we witness;B took R as wife;L enabled conceive; son(10-13)

18.Wm2N:Praise L;G-R renew ur life;dil givn birth;N took child;Obed,fr of Jesse, fr of David(14-17)

19.Fam of Perez:P fr Hezron;H fr Ram;R fr Amminadab;A fr Nahshon;N fr Salmon(18-20)

20.S fr Boaz;B fr Obed;O fr Jesse;J fr David(21-22)

 

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

1.Naomi goes to Moab with her husband and two sons and returns to Israel with her daughter-in-law, Ruth (Ruth 1)

Principle: Believers in Christ are family to each other.

2.Guardian-Redeemer Boaz notices Ruth (Ruth 2)

Principle: Believers in Christ display His character.

3.Boaz redeems Naomi and Ruth, marries Ruth and has a son, Obed, Grandfather of David (Ruth 3-4)

Principle: Believers in Christ tell others about Him.

 

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

Ruth leaves Moab with Naomi, marries Boaz and gives birth.

 

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

TCMATK God is sovereign over every life, believers and non-believers, and has a purpose for every person.

 

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

1.To whom might you be an unlikely ally in deepening your relationships with God? (Who might you mentor to a deeper relationship with God?)

2.What will you do today to display Jesus’ character traits to a lost world?

3.How will you share your redemption with your descendants?

Monday, October 15, 2018

Homiletics: Joshua 22:24


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

1.Josh2Reubenites,Gadites,Manasseh:u carried out mission,return home,lv G,walk in obedienc(22:1-5)

2.Josh blessd/sent away; they built altar;Is heard/gathered2go2war w/them(6-12)

3.Is sent Phinehas w/10chiefs2Reub/Gad/Man:how u brk faith w/G like this?RU turning from L?(13-18a)

4.If u rebel,He angry w/Is;Achan only1died4his sin;they:if we built altar2turn,let L call us2acct(18b-23)

5.we fear ur desc might cause ours2stop fearg L;it’s2b witness,then ur desc say “u hv share in L”(24-27)

6.if they say this,we answer:lk at replica of altar built as witness,far b it from us2rebel against L(28-29)

7.Phin/priests/ldrs heard/pleased;L w/us bec u unfaithful;Is glad2hear,praised G,more talk of war(30-34)

 

8.aftr lng time,Josh summnd Is:I vy old,u seen evrytg G done;nations that remain G will push out(23:1-5)

9.be vy strong,careful2obey law;assoc w/nations among u;hold fast2L;L drvn out nations;lv the L (6-11)

10.if u ally urselvs w/nations,they becm snares;I abt2go;if u violate covt,L’s anger will burn vs. u(12-16)

 

11.Josh assmbld all:long ago Abram worshipd other gds,I led thru Canaan&gave him desc Isaac(24:1-3)

12.2Isaac,I gave Jacob&Esau,hii ctry Seir to Esau,Jacob to Egypt;I sent Moses&Aaron&brought u out(4-5)

13.when I brought u out of Egypt,L put dkness betw u&Egyptians;u lived in wilderness long time(6-7)

14.I broght u2Amorites,dstroyd them,u tk land;Balaam blesd u;u xd Jordn;I gave ites into ur hands(8-11)

15.I drove out,gv u land;fear/serve L; choose whom u serve; me&my house srv L(12-15)

16.ppl ans:we will srv L;Josh:u able2srv;ppl:we will srv;Josh:u witnesses,u chosen2srv,ppl:yes(16-22)

17.Josh:thro away 4n gds;ppl:we srv G&obey;Josh record these thngs,tk stone,set up near holy pl(23-26)

18.Josh:this stone=witness,he dismissed ea2their inherit;he died at110,buried in land of inherit(27-30)

19.Is srvd L thru lifetime of Josh;Joseph’s bones buried at Shechem, inheritnc of Joseph’s desc(31-32)

20.Eleazar,son of Aaron,died/buried at Gibeah, allotted to his son Phinehas(33)

 

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

1.Reubenites, Gadites and half-tribe of Manasseh return home and build an altar (Joshua 22)

Principle: Remembering who we are to God can help keep us on the path of serving God when we are discouraged or afraid.

2.Joshua summoned Israel: “Be very strong.  Obey the Law” (Joshua 23)

Principle: Remembering what God has done for us can motivate us to be courageous and obedient.

3.Joshua to Israel: “Serve the Lord” and died at 110 (Joshua 24)

Principle: Remembering where we’ve come from can help us serve God well and appreciate the inheritance we have in Him.

 

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

Israel returns home, Joshua dies and is buried.

 

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

TCMATK When the battles have ended, we must still guard against sin and serve the Lord.

 

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

1.In what areas are you struggling to obey and serve the Lord and how will you build encouraging reminders into your life to do so?

2.How are you living now so that when you’re old you’ll give godly counsel?

3.What changes might you need to consider for you to keep Jesus as the focus of your service?