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.

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