Monday, November 26, 2018

Homiletics: 1 Samuel 18-20


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

1.Jon1n spirt w/D; d him as self;S kept D w/him;Jon covnt w/D;gv robe2D,tunic,sword,bow,belt(18:1-4)

2.D successful,S gv hi rank army;after D kill Phil, wm sing:S slain 1000s,D10s of 1000s(5-7)

3.S angry,what more he get but kgdm;S kept close eye D;evil spirt on S;S threw spear,D elude2x(8-11)

4.A afraid of D;gv D cmd of 1000,D grt success,Is/JudD;S:here oldr dtr Merab,marriag,srv bravly(12-17)

5.D:whoami2bec s-i-l?Merab gvn2Adriel;MichalD,S plsd, she b snare;D:I poor/lil known(18-23)

6.S:tell D price=100 Phil 4skins;D kill200;S gv Michal;S more afraid,D more success(24-30)

 

7.S2Jon&atts:kill D;Jon warn D,spk well of D2S;S oath:D put2deth;D w/S as be4;war,D ft Phil fled(19:1-8)

8.Evil spirt S,D elude spear/escape;Michal warn D,out wndw,idol in bed;S men2captr D;Michl:he ill(9-14)

9.S2men:brng D so I kill him;iidol in bed;S2Michal:yu decv?M:he said let me get away, y I kill u?(15-17)

10.D fled2Sam;S sent men2captr;men phrophsied,sent more,proph2,S went,proph in Sam’s pres(18-24)

 

11.D fled2Jon;J:u going2die;D:1step betw me&deth;J:whtevr u want I do;D:2mrro feast I hide(20:1-5)

12. if fr lose tmpr,he harm me;J:Nvr!I swear sound out fr, let u know,L b w/u;covenant out of love(6-17)

13.J2D:2mrro feast, day aftr go by stone Ezel,I shoot arrows,”on this side”,cm,safe;”beyond u”,go(18-23)

14.D hid,S said nothing;next day,S2J:y son of Jesse cm?J ans,S anger:he must die(24-31)

15.J:what he done?S threw spear;J knew S2kill D;J fierce anger,eat,grieved at fr’s shamfl trmt D(32-34)

16.In AM Jon2mtg w/D;shot arrow,”beyond u”;weapons2boy:carry back;D bowd(35-40)

17.Aftr boy done,D bowd,kissed,wept;J:go,sworn friendship,D left,Jon bk2town(41-42)

 

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

1.Jonathan’s and Michal’s love for David, Saul’s fear

Principle: Perfect love, found in Christ, casts out fear.

2.Saul’s order to kill David, Michal deceives, David escapes to Samuel

Principle: No one can outrun and hide from God.

3.Jonathan confirms Saul’s desire to kill David and David leaves

Principle: The best place to go is where God sends you.

 

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

David, loved by Jonathan and Michal, is feared by Saul.

 

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

TCMATK God is able to alleviate our fears and guide us in the right path, protecting us all the way.

 

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

1.In what area(s) of your life is fear (rather than love) ruling your thoughts and actions?

2.Where do you run when you’re afraid?  Is this where you should be running?

3.What have you walked away from (or do you need to walk away from) to do God’s will?

Monday, November 19, 2018

Homiletics: 1 Samuel 16-17


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

1.L2Sam:fill horn,2Jesse,son king:Sam:if S hear,kill;L:“I cm scrfc”;invite Jes,anoint1I indicate(16:1-3)

2.Sam did;elders:u cm pc?Sam:y,sacfc2L;consec J&sons;Eliab?L:consider apprnc/ht,L lk@(4-7)

3.Abinadab?Shammah?7sons,L chosen,these all?Youngst tend sheep;Send4him,sit he arrives(8-11)

4.he glow w/hlth,fine apprnc,handsm;L:anoint;Sam anoint;SoL cm pwrfly on David;Sam2Ramah(12-13)

5.SoL depart S;evil sfL trmnt;attdnt:sm1 play lyre,u feel betr,son of J;L w/him(14-18)

6. S2J:send D;J snd D,donky,brd,wine,goat;D entr svc;S like D,bec an armr-br;sfL cm, D play, relief(19-23)

 

7.Phil gathr4war;Goliath,ht6cub+span,armor weigh 5000shekl,spear pt w 600(17:1-7)

8.G:cm battl;choose man;if he kill me we be cur subj;if I kill,u srv us;I defy armies of Is:s/Is terrified(8-11)

9.J-8 sons,3 oldest follow S2war-Eliab,Abinadab,Shammah;D youngest,bk-4th frm S2fr’s sheep(12-15)

10.40d Phil cm fwd am/pm;J2D:tk grain/bread4bros;D left flock;Is/Phil battle lines;Gol cm,Is fled(16-24)

11.Is:man kps cmg out2defy Is;king gv$2who kills+dtr/taxes;D:who uncirc Phil defy armies Livg G(25-27)

12.Eliab anger,yu cm,u conceitd,wickd,watch battle;D:cant I speak;D ovrhrd;S sent4hm(28-31)

13.D:no1lose,ur srvt fight;S:u young;D:frs sheep,killd lion&bear;L rescud&will rescu;S:G be w/u(32-37)

14.S dress D:tunic,armor,helmet,sword;D:used2them;took staff,5 stones,sling;Phil cm closer(38-41)

15.despised hm;He:u cm at me w/sticks?cursed D;I gv ur flesh2birds/anmls;D:I cm in name o LGA(42-45)

16.I strike u dn,cut hd;I gv Phil army2birds/anmls;let wrld know there G in Is;battl is L’s(46-47)

17.Phil mv closr,D ran2meet;Stone struck Phil 4head;D triumphd,took Phil sword,cut hd;Phil ran(48-51)

18.Is/Jud pursu Phil,plundrd camp;D took Phil hd Jerus,weapons in tent:S2Abner:who’s son that(52-55a)

19.Ab:?;king:find out;D retd,Ab brought2S still holding hd;S:whose son ru;D:Jesse of Bethlehem(55b-58)

 

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

1.Samuel anoints David and David serves Saul (16)

Principle: God empowers His people to serve as humble leaders.

2.David triumphs over Goliath (17)

Principle: God works triumphantly through His people.

 

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

Samuel anoints David who serves Saul and defeats Goliath.

 

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

TCMATK God empowers His people to serve victoriously in His name.

 

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

1.In what area(s) are you struggling to follow Christ’s example to serve others?

2.When do worldly thoughts or behaviors rise up in you in defiance of God?

Monday, November 12, 2018

Homiletics: 1 Samuel 9-15


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

1.Bnjmt Saul,hndsm,tallr-dnkys lst-Ephrm2Shlisha2Shalim2Bnjmn2Zuph;manofG;1/4shek ag,Sam(9:1-14)

2.Day b4L:frm Benj,rulr;S L:this man;Sam:u eat w/me,dnkys fnd;S@hd;svt go,I gv msg frmG(9:15-27)

3.Sam oil S hd;2men-dnkys fnd,fr worried;3 men offer2loavs;Gibeah-Phil outpst-prophets;Gilgal(10:1-8)

4.G chg S;signs fulfild;G pwrfly on him, joind prophsyg;tell uncle about kingship(10:9-16)

5.Sam-Mizpah-Benj by lot-S;long lv king;Sam expl rts/dutes;hm;scndrls-no gifts,S silent(10:17-27)

6.Nahash Amnite siege JabGilead;treaty-rt eye;msgr2Gib,S oxen pcs,mustrd 300000,30000Jud(11:1-11)

7.S:L rescud Is;Gil-S md king;Sam:L apptd Mos/Aar,brt out Egy;u4got L;Lsent Jrb-Baal…Sam(11:12-12:11)

8.saw Nahash,want k;L set k ovr u;evil-askd4k;ppl2Sam:pray;if u persist evil,u&k perish(12:12-25)

 

9.S(30)k42y;Jon attac Phil outpst;Phil assmbl2ft;S troops fear;S offering;as he fin Sam arrived(13:1-10)

10.Sam:wht u done?foolsh thg;ur kdm endure;Phil raidg;blksmth;2Phil,only S&Jon hv sword(13:11-23)

11.Jon left tell fr;2Phil outpst;Phil fell;panic struck army, sent by G(14:1-15)

12.S’s lookouts saw army melting;S:bring ark;Phil confusion/strk ea othr;Phil on run;L savd Is(14:16-23)

13.S:cursd who eats;Jon hrd, dippd honycmb;Is strk dn Phil,plndr,butchr,ate w/blood(14:24-32)

14.S:u broke faith;pursue Phil, lv no1alive;inquire of G, G answer;what sin commitd today?Jon(14:33-42)

15.S:What done;J:hony;men:Jon brt delvrnc w/G sos,put2death;S rule/ft enem;bitr war w/Phil(14:43-52)

 

16.Sam2S:L sent me anoint;L punish Amalkts-go,attack;put2death;S attk,spard Agag&evrythg gd(15:1-9)

17.L regrt md S k;Sam went S,there,monumt;S2Sam:I carried out L instruct;Sam:what I hear?(15:10-15)

18.spard2sacrfc;Sam:obey;obey betr than sac;rebellion lk divination;arrognc lk idoltry;u rejct L(15:16-23)

19.I sinnd,forgv;Sam:u reject Wd of L;L rej u,tore kdm from u;went bk w/S(15:24-31)

20.Sam:brg Agag;put2death;not see S again;Lregret mk S k(15:32-35)

 

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

1.Saul seeks donkeys, finds a seer and is made king; the Lord rescues Jabesh Gilead and Samuel warns Israel not to persist in evil (1 Samuel 9-12)

Principle: God’s people pursue Him over other things.

2.Saul offers sacrifices, Jonathan pursues the Philistines and Israel breaks faith (1 Samuel 13-14)

Principle: God’s people respond to His salvation.

3.Saul disobeys and the Lord rejects him as king (1 Samuel 15)

Principle: God’s people obey Him.

 

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

Samuel anoints, Saul fails, the Lord rejects Saul as king.

 

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

TCMATK God is worthy of our time, attention, pursuit, worship, love and obedience.

 

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

1.Where are you feeling unfulfilled by worldly pursuits and how might seeking God instead satisfy you?

2.In what areas are you seeing God’s activity around you and how will you join Him in His work?

3.What area of partial obedience or disobedience will you commit to repentance and prayerful obedience?

Monday, November 05, 2018

Homiletics: 1 Samuel 4-8


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

1.S’s wd cm2all Is;Is fight Phil;Is@Ebnzr,Phil@Aphek;Is defeatd,Phil kill4000;Is:bring ark;Phil afraid(4:1-7)

2.Phil:we doomd/be strong&fight;Is defeatd,lost30000ft soldr;ark capturd,Hophni/Phin died(4:8-11)

3.Benjmt2Shiloh;Eli fear4ark,man told,town cried;Eli(98)heard abt ark,fell,neck broke,led Is 40y(4:12-18)

4.His dil(Phin),preg,near dely,heard,gv birth,dying:named Ichabod-Glry deprtd Is4ark captured(4:19-22)

5.ark2Dagon tmpl;nxt day D on face b4ark,D put bk;foll am D on face,hd/hnds broke on threshhld(5:1-5)

6.L’s hand hvy on Ashdod,tumors;ppl:ark stay,what do w/ark;rulrs:2Gath,mvd(5:6-8)

7.L hand hvy Gath;ark2Ekron;ppl:brought ark2kill us;panic;those die,tumors;outcry2hvn(5:9-12)

8.ark w/Phil7mos;send bk w/o gift,then u heald;offring?5au tumors/5au rats(#Phil ldrs)(6:1-4)

9.mk models tumor/rat,gv glry2Is G;y hardnas Egy/Phar;cart2cow;ark on cart,au offrg,send(6:5-8)

10.watch,if goes BethShemesh,L brought disaster;cows2BShemesh;rulers followd border(6:9-12)

 

11.BShem hrvst,saw ark,rejoicd;ppl chop cart,sacrfc cows;ark/au2rock;Phil saw,retd2Ekron(6:13-16)

12.5tumr/rat=frtfied tns;rock=witns;G struk 70 BShem lookd in ark;msgr2KiriathJearim:cm take(6:17-21)

13.KJ took ark Abinadab’s hs; Eleazar guard ark;remaind 20y;Is turn bk2L;S:rid 4n gs;commit2L,srv(7:1-4)

14.S:assembl@Mizpah;assembl,fast,confess;Phil heard,attack;Is afraid,2S:stop cryg out2L,rescue(7:5-8)

15.S sacrfcd;L ans;stone Ebnezer L hlpd us;Phil subdud;towns restord2Is;pc Is/Amrit;S Ramah hm(7:8-17)

 

16.S sons ldrs,follow S ways;dishonest,bribes,injustice;Elders2S:ur sons follow ways, appt king(8:1-5)

17.”gv king”displeasd S;prayd;L:listen2ppl,you rejectd,me;warn what king claim;S told ppl(8:6-10)

18.k tk sons mk srv chariots,cmdrs,plow,reap,mk weap/equip;dtr perfumers,cooks,bakers(8:11-13)

19.tk best fields,vinyds,oliv groves,1/10grain&vintage;servts,cattle,donkeys,1/10 flocks,u slaves(8:14-17)

20.u cry,L ans;ppl listn;want k,b lk other nations;S rpt2L;L:gv king;S2Is:go bk own towns(8-18-22)

 

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

1.Israel fights the Philistines, the ark is captured and the Philistines send it back to Israel(4:1-6:12)

Principle: God’s presence doesn’t bless His enemies.

2.Israel rejoices and turns back to the Lord(6:13-7:17)

Principle: God’s presence brings joy.

3.Samuel’s sons don’t follow his ways, so Israel asks for a king(8:1-22)

Principle: God’s presence should be welcomed and desired by His people.

 

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

Philistines capture and return the ark; Israel requests a king.

 

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

TCMATK God’s presence and sovereign leadership is a treasure that blesses His people.

 

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

1.How do you protect yourself from being separated from God’s presence?

2.In what areas of your life do you need to turn back to God and what is preventing you from doing so?

3.Where are you trading God’s leadership for man’s and how will you return your loyalty to God?