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

21 New Walls but Not New Hearts

Sermon Outline 21 New Walls but Not new Hearts Ezra 7, Hen 1-2, 4, 6-8, Mal 1-4 I.               The Closing of the OT II.              3 Building Projects a.     Rebuilding Temple Worship                                                i.     Jewish OT Final Verse (2Chr 36:23)                                              ii.     Who was Ezra? 1.     Ezra is a descendant…

20 Esther – God will Deliver His People

  Sermon outline Family Feuds The Jews and their Enemies The Setting – Ahasuerus’ Reign, aka Xerxes I Persian King has wealth beyond comprehension. (Esther 1:6-7) Vashti’s refusal (Esther 1:19) Mordecai, a descendant of Benjamin (Esther 2:5, 1Sam 9:3) Haman the Agagite (Esther 3:1, 1Sam 15:2-8, 17:14-16, Judg 6:3) Esther, the chosen vessel A Beautiful Woman (Esther…

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…