Saturday, January 30, 2021

Homiletics Genesis 28

 

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

1.Isaac called Jacob blessed cmdd: not marry Canaanite;go Paddan Aram take wife dtrs Laban(28:1-2)

2.May God Almighty bless make fruitful increase numbers;give you/desc blessing/land gvn A(28:3-4)

3.Isaac sent Jacob Paddan Aram; Esau learned Isaac blessed Jacob, cmdd not marry Canaanite(28:5-6)

4.Jacob obeyed;Esau realized how displeasing Canaanite women were to Isaac(28:7-8)

5.went Ishmael married Mahalath sister of Nabaioth and daughter of Ishmael(28:9)

 

6.Jacob set out Harran;certain place stopped for night,taking one stones put under head sleep(28:10-11)

7.dream stairway resting earth top reaching heaven angels ascending/descending on it(28:12)

8.above stood Lord: I Lord God Abraham Isaac, I give you /descndants land on which you lying(28:13)

9.descendants like dust, you will spread W/E/N/S, all peoples earth blessed thru you/offspring(28:14)

10.I with you watch over you will bring you back, not leave you until done what promised(28:15)

 

11.When Jacob awoke, thought Lord in this place, I not aware(28:16)

12.afraid, how awesome this place, house of God, gate of heaven(28:17)

13.Early next morning Jacob took stone set as pillar poured oil(28:18)

14.called place Bethel;Jacob made vow:if God with me watch over me give me food clothes(28:19-20)

14.so I return safely then Lord be my God;this stone be God’s house I give you tenth(28:21-22)

 

Divisions (run-on sentence OK, direct verbiage from Scripture/Principles are Aims for each Division – a truth about God, a truth about man, a truth about God’s relationship to man):

1.Jacob is sent to Paddam Aram to get a wife and Esau marries a daughter of Ishmael (28:1-9)

Principle: 

2.Jacob dreams of a stairway and the Lord promises land, descendants and blessing (28:10-15)

Principle: 

3.Jacob calls the place Bethel and makes a vow that the Lord will be his God and to give a tenth (28:16-22)

Principle: 

 

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

Jacob is sent to Laban, Esau marries, Jacob dreams, vows.

 

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

TCMATK God’s promises depend on God, not people.

 

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

1.Where am I tempted to follow my own plans rather than God’s?

2.What promise of God am I clinging to right now and how is that growing my faith?

Where do I see God’s grace around me?

3.How is my thinking changing as a result of God’s graciousness to me?

How do my thoughts worship God for his graciousness to me?

 

The Big Idea (author’s main purpose in writing; the one thing all the other things in the passage is about; if you couldn’t talk about it, you would still understand the passage is trying to convey this):

God graciously promises good things to His people.

God is gracious.

God’s promises are gracious.

Saturday, January 23, 2021

Homiletics Genesis 27

 

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

1.Isaac eyes weak, called Esau;I old;go hunt;prepare tasty food,I give blessing(27:1-4)

2.Rebekah listening;to Jacob: father say Esau;bring tasty food,I give blessing;listen, do(5-8)

3.bring 2 goats, I prepare food;take father,give you blessing;J:Esau hairy,I smooth skin(9-11)

4.if father touches,appear tricking,bring curse;mother:curse fall me;he got them,she prepared(12-14)

5.Rebekah took clothes Esau;covered hands with goatskins;tasty food,bread;to father:I Esau(15-19)

6.How find quickly, L gave success;come near,touch,know whether really Esau(20-21)

7.father touched,voice Jacob,hands Esau;recognize, proceeded bless;you really Esau,I am(22-24)

8.bring game, I give blessing,ate,drank;come,kiss;smell clothes,blessed;God give earth’s richness(25-28)

9.nations serve you,lord over brothers,those curse you cursed,bless you blessed(29)

 

10.Isaac finished,Jacob left, Esau came in;food to father,”eat,give blessing”;who are you? Esau(30-32)

11.Isaac trembled violently,I blessed him;Bless me too father;brother deceitfully took blessing(33-35)

12.took birthright, now taken blessing;I made him lord over you;Bless me too father(36-38)

13.your dwelling away from richness;live by sword,serve brother;Esau grudge, kill Jacob(39-41)

14.Rebekah: Esau planning killing you;Flee to Laban Haran;stay until brother’s fury subsides(42-44)

15.When brother forgets I’ll send for you(45)

16.Rebekah to Isaac:if Jacob takes wife women this land life not worth living(46)

 

Divisions (run-on sentence OK, direct verbiage from Scripture/Principles are Aims for each Division – a truth about God, a truth about man, a truth about God’s relationship to man):

1.Isaac calls Esau to receive his blessing and Rebekah prepares Jacob to receive it (Genesis 27:1-29)

Principle: 

2.Esau came to claim Isaac’s blessing and vows to kill Jacob for taking it, so Rebekah sends Jacob away (Genesis 27:30-46)

Principle: 

 

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

Isaac blesses Jacob, Esau’s grudge leads Rebekah to say, “flee.”

 

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

TCMATK Acting outside of God’s will brings consequences.

 

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

1.How are you preparing your heart to receive God’s blessings?

2.What thinking needs to change to keep you from holding a grudge or helping you to demolish one?

 

The Big Idea (author’s main purpose in writing; the one thing all the other things in the passage is about; if you couldn’t talk about it, you would still understand the passage is trying to convey this):

God’s will will be done.

Saturday, January 16, 2021

Homiletics Genesis 25-26

 

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

1.A wife Keturah; bore Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak, Shuah;Jok fr Sheba, Dedan(25:1-3)

2.sons Midian: Ephah, Epher, Hanok, Abida, Eldaah; A left everything Isaac;gifts sons sent away(4-6)

3.A lived 175y; died; Isaac Ishmael buried Machpelah; w/Sarah; G blessed Isaac(7-11)

4.line Ishmael; Nebaioth, Kedar, Abdeel, Mibsam, Mishma, Dumah, Massa, Hadad, Tema, Jetur(12-15a)

5.Naphish, Kedemah;12 tribal rulers; Ishmael 137y died; desc lived hostility tribes related(15b-18)

 

6.line Isaac;40yo married Rebekah; Isaac prayed Rebekah pregnant;babies jostled,she inquire L(19-22)

7.2 nations womb,older srv younger;twin boys;1st red hairy Esau;bro grasping heel Jacob,Is 60yo(23-26)

8.Esau hunter Jacob stay home;Isaac taste game loved Esau,Rebekah loved Jacob(27-28)

9.Jacob cooking Esau famished;Quick have red stew;Jacob:sell birthright(29-31)

10.Esau:what gd birthright?Jacob:swear,swore;Jacob gave bread lentil stew,E despised birthright(32-34)

 

11.famine Isaac went Abimelek;L: go Egypt;stay I w/you, bless you,desc lands(26:1-3)

12.desc numerous,all nations blessed;A obeyed cmds,decrees,instructions;Isaac stayed Gerar(4-6)

13.men asked about wife,sister,afraid say wife bec beautiful;king saw Isaac caressing Rebekah(7-8)

14.wife, why say sister,bec thought lose life;would’ve brought guilt;anyone harms man wife death(9-11)

15.Isaac planted reaped 100fold L blessed;wealth continued grow;many flocks herds svts(12-14a)

16.Philistines envied;wells stopped up;Abimelek:move,you too powerful;Isaac Gerar settled(14b-17)

17.reopened wells;discovered well;herders quarreled;dug another well,quarreled(18-22)

18.went Beersheba;L appeared: be afraid;Isaac altar called L;Abimelek come w/Ahuzzath,Phicol(23-26)

19.Isaac:why come? Saw L w/you,treaty;do us harm;Isaac made feast;next morning swore oath(27-31)

20.svts cm told about well;Shibah;Esau 40yo married Judith,Basemath Hittite;source grief Is/Reb(32-35)

 

Divisions (run-on sentence OK, direct verbiage from Scripture/Principles are Aims for each Division – a truth about God, a truth about man, a truth about God’s relationship to man):

1.Abraham’s Descendants (Genesis 25:1-18)

Principle:  God gives His people descendants to pass on a spiritual legacy.

2.Isaac’s Family Line (Genesis 25:19-34)

Principle:  God gives His people a spiritual birthright.

3.Isaac’s treaty with Abimelek, Isaac’s wells and Esau’s wives (Genesis 26:1-35)

Principle:  God gives His people opportunities to be blessed and a blessing.

4.

Principle:  

 

 

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

Abraham dies, Esau sells his birthright, Isaac swears an oath.

 

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

TCMATK God’s will is done – His story is told – through the lives of His people.

 

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

1.What (heart change) transformation do I want my loved ones to experience because of my current love for God?

What legacy of Jesus Christ am I leaving those who come after me?

What needs to change for me to leave a godly legacy for those in my sphere of influence?

2.What needs to change for me to have a greater respect for what God has given me (my spiritual birthright)?

Where am I “despising my (spiritual) birthright”?

Where does my thinking need transformation regarding protecting my spiritual birthright?

3.What needs to change in my heart to keep me from duplicating sins of the past?

With whom am I making treaties and how does this impact my witness for Christ?

4.

 

The Big Idea (author’s main purpose in writing; the one thing all the other things in the passage is about; if you couldn’t talk about it, you would still understand the passage is trying to convey this):

 

God has a purpose for all people.

God’s will is worked through all people.

Saturday, January 09, 2021

Homiletics Genesis 24

 

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

1.A very old;2sr svt:swear get wife son from Canaanites;go my relatives;take son back there(24:1-6)

2.L promised offspring land, send angel get wife;if wm unwilling you released oath;svt swore,left(7-10)

 

3.had camels kneel well; prayed;dtrs coming draw water;drink,water camels too,let her chosen(11-14)

4.before fin; Rebekah came;beautiful virgin;svt:pls gv water;I’ll draw for camels too;drew enough(15-20)

5.camels finished,gold nose ring, bracelets;whose dtr you?Bethuel;plenty straw,room for you(21-25)

6.man bowed,worshiped;praise Lord,master’s relatives;woman told mother’s household(26-28)

 

7.Laban hurried out;found man near spring;come prepared house,place for camels;man went(29-32)

8.food,eat until told you;I A’s svt;L blessed master, wealthy;son;swear get wife from Canaanites(33-37)

9.go father’s family;what if wm come;you released if they refuse;I came spring,grant success(38-42)

10.if woman says drink,I’ll draw for camels,let her be chosen;before fin praying, Rebekah came(43-45)

11.said drink,I’ll water camels;whose dtr,Bethuel;worshiped Lord;if show kindness,tell me(46-49)

12.Laban/Bethuel:from Lord;take her;svt bowed;brought jewelry,clothing Rebekah,gifts bro mom(50-53)

13.ate drank spent night,send me;let wm remain 10 days;detain;let’s call wm,ask;I go(54-58)

 

14.sent Rebekah,nurse,A’s svt,his men;blessed Rebekah;left;Isaac field meditate saw camels(59-63)

15.Rebekah saw Isaac, got down camel;who man? Master,covered herself;svt told Isaac(64-66)

16.Isaac married Rebekah,loved her,comforted after mother’s death(67)

17.

18.

19.

20.

 

Divisions (run-on sentence OK, direct verbiage from Scripture/Principles are Aims for each Division – a truth about God, a truth about man, a truth about God’s relationship to man):

1.Abraham sends his servant to get a wife for Isaac (Gen 24:1-10)

Principle: 

2.Abraham’s servant meets Rebekah and praises the Lord (Gen 24:11-28)

Principle: 

3.Abraham’s servant tells Rebekah’s family what the Lord did and takes her away (24:29-58)

Principle: 

4.Isaac marries Rebekah (Gen 24:59-67)

Principle: 

 

 

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

Abraham sends his servant, who brings Rebekah as Isaac’s wife.

 

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

TCMATK God brings success to the mission He sends us on.

 

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

1.What mission has God sent you on and how are you measuring its success?

2.Where are you praising God for giving you success in your mission?

3.With whom are you sharing what God is doing in your life and how is your testimony being received?

4.What blessings (and fruit) are coming from God making your mission successful?

 

The Big Idea (author’s main purpose in writing; the one thing all the other things in the passage is about; if you couldn’t talk about it, you would still understand the passage is trying to convey this):

 

 

Saturday, January 02, 2021

Homiletics Genesis 22-23

 

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

1.later G tested A; take son Is Moriah sacrifice burnt off;Early next AM took2 svt,Is,wood,set out(22:1-3)

2.3rd d A saw place;to svts:stay w/donkey,I/boy go worship,come back(4-5)

3.A wood placed on Is, he carried fire/knife;Is:fire/wood here,where lamb? A:G provide lamb(6-8)

4.reached place,A built altar,arramged wood,bound Is,laid on wood;took knife to slay(9-10)

5.aoL called out:now know you fear G,withheld son;A saw ram sacrificed instead(11-13)

6.A called place The Lord Will Provide(14)

7.aoL called A 2nd time;bec you withheld son;I bless,make desc numerous as stars/sand(15-17)

8.through offspring all nations blessed;A ret’d to svts,set off, stayed Beersheba(18-19)

9.later A told Milkah borne sons Nahor:Uz,Buz,Kemuel,Kesed,Hazo, Pildash,Jidlaph,Bethuel(20-22)

10.Bethuel father Rebekah,Milkah bore 8 sons Nahor(23)

11.concubine Reumah sons:Tebah,Gaham,Tahash,Maakash(24)

 

12.Sarah 127yo;died Kiriath Arba,A mourn/weep;spoke Hittites:I foreigner,sell property burial(23:1-4)

13.Hittites:you mighty prince,bury dead,none refuse his tomb(5-6)

14.A bowed before Hittites:intercede with Ephron son of Zohar;sell cave Machpelah full price(7-9)

15.Ephron replied:I give you filed/cave;A bowed:I pay;Ephron:land worth 400 shekels silver(10-15)

16.A agreed,weighed out price;Ephron’s field was deeded;to A in presence of Hittites(16-18)

17.A buried Sarah cave;deeded to A by Hittites as burial site(19-20)

18.

19.

20.

 

Divisions (run-on sentence OK, direct verbiage from Scripture/Principles are Aims for each Division – a truth about God, a truth about man, a truth about God’s relationship to man):

1.God tested Abraham: sacrifice Isaac; and Nahor’s son, Bethuel fathers Rebekah(22:1-24)

Principle: 

2.Sarah died and was buried by Abraham(23:1-20)

Principle: 

 

 

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

God tested Abraham, Nahor’s son fathers Rebekah, Abraham buries Sarah.

 

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

TCMATK God provides for the needs of His people.

 

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

1.How are you walking in Jesus’ substitutionary death for the payment of your sins?

2.What (or Who) are you prioritizing in place of something you’ve had to leave behind?

 

The Big Idea (author’s main purpose in writing; the one thing all the other things in the passage is about; if you couldn’t talk about it, you would still understand the passage is trying to convey this):

 

God provides