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

31 The Finale (Rev. 1-5, 20-22)

  Sermon Outline Intro Final week of The Story Along the way we have met men and women of faith, who have trusted in the words and promises of God But we have also met people who lacked faith, or were rebellious and trusted in themselves instead in the God who was calling to them. So how will the story end? The answer to all of these questions is clearly given in the…

Paul’s Final Words (2Tim 4:1-8, 16-18)

Devotional resources for this sermon available here. Sermon Outline Review Paul’s Final Word  Imagine Intro (2Tim 1:2, 1Tim 1:2, Acts 16:1-3, 17:15, 1Cor 4:17, 16:10, 1Th 3:2) The Charge (2Tim 4:1-2) I charge you. The Witnesses By invoking the Father, Paul is saying that his commands are in line with the character and plans of God Almighty By invoking the Son, Christ…

29 Extending the Kingdom of God – Paul

Sermon Outline Acts 7:58, 8:1-3, 9:1-22   Parable of the Kernel of Wheat (Jn 12:24, Rom 12:1-2, Gal 5:13, Mt 16:24) Saul’s worldly agenda Watching over the garments of those stoning Stephen. (Acts 7:58) Self-description in (Phil. 3:5-6, Lev 12:3, Acts 26:5) Living life for his own lower story plans. (Acts 7:58, 8:1, 8:3, 9:1-2, Phil 3:7-8) Paul’s heavenly death (Acts…

27 The Walk to Emmaus

  Sermon Outline   Mt 27-28, Mk 16, Lk 24, Jn 19-21 I.              Walking to Emmaus (Lk 24:13-14) II.             A Stranger joins the conversation (Lk 24:15-17) III.           The beginning of the instruction (Lk 24:25-27) a.    Jesus makes three very important statements after calling the brothers foolish.…

25 Jesus, Light and Life of the World

Sermon Outline John 8:12-20 A devotional aid is available here.   Introduction 7 I am statements in Gospel of John (Jn 6:35, 8:12, 10:7, 10:11, 11:25, 14:6, 15:1) I am the Light of the World (Jn 8:12, 28) Location: Temple Treasury (Jn 8:20) First, No are Welcome (Gal 3:28) Second, Within the Treasury/Court of Women are 4 giant columns each containing a Giant…

24 No Ordinary Teacher

Sermon Outline Mt 5-7, 9, 14; Mk 4-6; Lk 10, 15; Jn 6   What do we think of teachers? What kind of Teacher was Jesus? Depends… Jesus was able to simplify (Mk 4:24-25) The complex process of being a disciple and learning all that it takes to be conformed to the image of Christ comes down to this: if you act on my teaching, I will give you more teaching, but if you…

22 The Birth of the King (Matthew 1:18-23)

  Sermon outline Matthew 1-2, Luke 1-2, John 1   Kings don’t come from ordinary stock But that isn’t what we find as we read through Matthew’s opening chapter. Jesus is the “son of David, the son of Abraham” and a descendant of: Tamar, A Canaanite (Mt 1:3, Gen 38) Rahab, the Prostitute (Mt 1:5, Josh 2:1) Wife of Uriah, an adulteress (Mt 1:6, Ex 33:2)…