The Story of the Bible

The Story of the Bible

In 31 weeks we will cover the grand narrative of Scripture from Genesis to Revelation as we read through the NIV, the Story

15 Amos and Justice

Sermon Outline God’s First Messengers to a Wayward People Elijah and Elisha Hosea & Amos Prophets are Men sent by God to speak His heart to His people Remind the People of Covenant Announce the ways the covenant is violated Spell out the Punishment for violation Hold out Hope after the punishment B/C God’s purpose is to relate to people and build up an obedient, live…

11 The Heart Matters (1Samuel 16-17)

Sermon Outline   The Heart Matters (Prov 20:5, 2Chr 16:9, Jer 17:9, Mt 15:8) God’s Heart of Patience Misconceptions I’ve had Saul ruled a short time before being rejected 1st: History in the OT texts is meant to give us God’s view on things, not necessarily a chronology of things. 2nd: Translation difficulties. (1Sam 13:1, Acts 13:21) God was patient with Saul (Ex…

10 We Need a Real King! (1Samuel 1-15)

A special emphasis upon 1Sam 2:1-10 as a framework for understanding 1Samuel.     Sermon outline     Review of Judges Hannah’s Prayer Thanksgiving and Praise (1Sam 2:1-2) Hannah’s suffering and the problems with people How we hurt people for things they can’t change (1Sam 1:1-7) Hannah’s Petition of God (1Sam 1:10-11, 2:21) Warning to the Arrogant and…

9 Faith of a Foreign Woman (Ruth)

  Sermon Outline   Introduction Elimelech’s sin Yet, this story begins with an account of one man who fled the promised land and went to live in the country of Israel’s enemies Interesting historical information (Ruth 1:1): Time of judges (Judges 21:25, Ruth 1:1) Man of Judah leaves for Moab (Num 22-24, 25:1-2) Famine is in the land All the men die (Ruth 1:3, 5,…

08 Walk by Faith (Joshua)

Sermon Outline Joshua 1-2, 6, 8, 10-11, 23-24 I.               Walking by Faith is the Biblical Pattern a.     Not just a NT idea (Heb 11:1-2) b.     Teaches us 3 lessons                                                i.     God’s ways are not our ways (Isa 55:8-9, Eph 3:20) 1.     The First test: Crossing the raging Jordan  (Josh. 3:7-8, 15-16) 2.     The second test:…
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