Saturday, April 24, 2021

Homiletics Genesis 49-50

 

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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 blesses his sons and dies (Gen 49)

Principle:  God blesses to point people to Himself.

2.Joseph buries Israel in Canaan and dies at 110 years old (Gen 50)

Principle:  God keeps His promises.

 

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

Jacob blesses his sons, dies; Joseph buries him and dies.

 

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

TCMATK The end of the story for God’s people means being gathered back to Him.

 

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

1.How will you bless those around you?  How are you blessing others in unconventional ways?  How might you bless your enemies and point them to Jesus?

2.Where are you sacrificing to keep a promise to someone?  How are you experiencing God keeping His promises to you?

 

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 blesses through promises.

Saturday, April 17, 2021

Homiletics Genesis 47:13-48:22

 

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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.The Egyptian people are reduced to servitude to buy food from Joseph during the severe famine (47:13-26)

Principle:  People enslave themselves to what they submit.

2.The Israelites flourish and Joseph and his sons are blessed by Israel before his death (47:27-48:22)

Principle:  People flourish and bless when they are in God’s will.

 

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

Joseph distributes food in famine and is blessed by Israel.

 

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

TCMATK God’s people bless and are blessed.

 

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

1.Where do you need to remove your trust from men and place it in God?

2.Who is God bringing into your life to bless and how will you help them flourish?

 

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 blesses people.

Saturday, April 10, 2021

Homiletics Genesis 45:1-47:12

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1.Jos:have every1 leave;wept loudly;”I Jos”, bros terrified;”come close”;distressed4selling(Gen 45:1-5)

2.2y famine;G sent me ahead deliverance;not you sent me;hurry fr say Jos lord Egypt,come(6-9)

3.live Goshen;I provide,5y famine still;tell fr everything,bring fr quickly;arms around Ben wept(10-14)

4.kissed bros;news reached palace;Phar:tell bros;bring fr/families;take carts;nvrmind belongings(15-20)

5.Jos gave carts;clothing, Ben +silver;sent 10 donkey things,10 f donkeys provisions; dont quarrel (21-24)

6.came to fr;Jos alive! Ruler Egypt;Jac stunned;spirit revived;I’m convinced(25-28)

 

7.set out, Beersheba sacrifices;G spoke;afraid go Egypt;I go w/you,Jos close eyes;left Beersheba(46:1-5)

8.went Egypt livestock, possessions, all offspring;Reuben,Hanok,Pallu,Hezron,Karmi(6-9)

9.Simeon,Jemuel,Jamin,Ohad,Jakin,Zohar,Shaul;Levi,Gershon,Kohath,Merari;Judah,Shelah,Perez(10-12a)

10.Zerah,(Hezron,Hamul);Issachr,Tola,Puah,Jashub,Shimron;Zebuln,Sered,Elon,Jaheel;Dinah,33(12b-15)

11.Gad,Zephon,Haggi,Shuni,Ezbon,Eri,Arodi,Areli;Asher,Imnah,Ishvah,Ishvi,Beriah,Serah(16-17a)

12(Heber,Malkiel);children Zilpah 16;Jos Ben;Manasseh,Ephraim;Bela,Beker,Ashbel,Gera(17b-21a)

12.Naaman,Ehi,Rosh,Muppim,Huppim,Ard;sons Rachel 14;Dan,Hushim;Naphtali,Jahziel,Guni(21b-24a)

13.Jezer,Shillem; sons Bilhah 7;went Egypt 66 persons;2 sons Jos 70 in all(24b-27)

14.sent Judah ahead directions;Jos Goshen meet fr,arms wept;I go Phar fr’s household come(28-31)

15.men shepherds;Phar asks occupation;you answer livestock(32-34)

 

16.Jos told Phar fr/bros/flocks/herds come;chose 5 bros presented;Phar:occupation? Shepherds(47:1-3)

17.please servants settle Goshen;Phar:settle fr/bros Goshen,any special ability charge my livestock(4-6)

18.Jos fr presented Phar;Phar:how old?;130 few difficult years;Jacob blessed Phar(7-10)

19.Jos settled fr/bros;provided food(11-12)

 

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.Joseph reveals himself to his brothers and makes provision for Jacob to come to Egypt(45)

Principle:  God puts His people in positions to help others.

2.Joseph is reunited with his father after God tells Jacob He will be with him and 70 go to Egypt(46)

Principle:  God knits His people together with Himself and each other.

3.Joseph presents brothers and Jacob to Pharaoh and settles them in Goshen(47:1-12)

Principle:  God brings non-believers into the lives of His people to bless them and make Him known.

 

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

Joseph reveals himself, reunites with family, settling them in Goshen.

 

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

TCMATK God is all about relationship!

 

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

1.How are you motivated by God’s relational nature to use your gifts and resources to help others and build relationships?

2.In what areas are you challenged to cling more closely to your Christian friends and family?  How will you accomplish this?

3.How are you blessing the non-believers in your sphere of influence?

 

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 brings people together.