The Dark before the Dawn – talk outline

The Dark before the Dawn Matthew chapter 4 verses 12 to 17  ✦  Mark Howard 1. John and Jesus (a) Jesus takes over from John the Baptist (b) The ministry of John (c) Different direction for Jesus   2. So why start in Galilee? (a) Galilee and Old Testament prophecy (b) Key to Jesus is … Read more…

The Word – John 1:1-18 – talk outline

The Word John chapter 1 verses 1 to 18  ✦  John Wilson The Word of the Year Part 1:  The Word in the Beginning – Verses 1 -5 (a) The _____________ Word (Verse 1a) (b) The _____________ Word (Verse 1b – 2) (c) The _____________ Word (Verse 3) (d) The _____________ Word (Verse 4a) (e) The _____________ Word … Read more…

Mythbusting Reality – Talk 18 Mythbusting Life – Job 42.7-17 – talk outline

Job: Mythbusting Reality 18: Mythbusting Life Job 42:7-17 ✦  Jodie McNeill Managing expectations 1. God is angry with Job’s friends (verse 7a) It is ___________________________ to experience God’s anger They have not spoken the ________________ 2. God is not angry with Job (verse 7b) God says Job has spoken _____________________ 3. God tells the friends … Read more…

Mythbusting Reality – Talk 17 Mythbusting Evil – Job 40.6 to 42.6 – talk outline

Job: Mythbusting Reality 17: Mythbusting Evil Job 40:6 to 42:6 ✦  Jodie McNeill Monsters Inc. 1. God’s justice challenged by his treatment of evil (40:6-14) Job claimed that God was ______________ (40:6-8) God challenges Job to __________ the world (40:9-14) 2. Behemoth: the evil embodiment of death (40:15-24) Meet the __________________ ___________________ Behemoth (40:15-24) 3. … Read more…

Mythbusting Reality – Talk 16 Mythbusting God – Job 38 to 40.5 – talk outline

Job: Mythbusting Reality 16: Mythbusting God Job 38 to 40:5 ✦  Jodie McNeill God grant me the serenity 1. God’s loves order (38:1-38) God _________________ directly to Job (38:1-3) God orders __________________ (38:4-11) God orders ____________ (38:12-21) God orders the _______________ (38:22-38) 2. God manages ‘chaos’ (38:39-39:30) Lions & ravens (38:39-41) Mountain goats (39:1-4) Wild … Read more…

Mythbusting Reality – Talk 15 Mythbusting Goodness – Job 35 to 36 – talk outline

Job: Mythbusting Reality 15: Mythbusting Goodness Job chapters 35 to 37 ✦  Jodie McNeill Being good, for goodness sake 1. God’s goodness is not influenced by us (35:1-16) God is _________ (v1-8) God doesn’t _________________ to us (v9-16) 2. God’s goodness is seen in his tough love  (36:1-25) God _______________ for his people (v1-7) God … Read more…

Mythbusting Reality – Talk 14 Mythbusting Revelation – Job 32 to 34 – talk outline

Job: Mythbusting Reality 14: Mythbusting Revelation Job chapters 32 to 34 ✦  Jodie McNeill Hearing God’s voice 1. God’s revelation is vital (chapter 32) We are introduced to _______________ Elihu (v1-5) Elihu describes himself as a _______________ (v6-10) Elihu highlights the failed ______________ of the friends (v11-16) Elihu shows the _______________ of the word of … Read more…

Mythbusting Reality – Talk 13 Mythbusting Despair – Job 29 to 31 – talk outline

Job: Mythbusting Reality 13: Mythbusting Dignity Job chapters 29 to 31 ✦  Jodie McNeill Our desire for dignity 1. Job reflects on his past dignity (chapter 29) Job longs for God’s ____________________ not his material blessings Job longs for the __________________ he once commanded Job longed for the _________________ of his earlier days 2. Job … Read more…

Mythbusting Reality – Talk 11 Mythbusting Religion – Job 25 to 26 – talk outline

Job: Mythbusting Reality 11: Mythbusting Religion Job chapters 25 to 26 ✦  Jodie McNeill High anxiety Bildad’s worldview shows the failure of religion (chapter 25) He acknowledges the _________________ of God. He claims it’s _________________________ to be righteous. Job’s worldview shows that God does extraordinary things (chapter 26) Job shows the _________________ of their worldview. … Read more…