Scripture Outline

For Bible Study or Sermon Series

  1. Introduction to series  2 Timothy 4.1-7  Approach:    The Great Adventure
    1. The challenge of the evangelist is to be effective in each generation  v2-6
    2. Serving Jesus Christ is the great adventure
    3. Vs 7  fought; finished; kept
  2. Hebrews 11.24-28  Approach:  Decide Today
    1. Moses had to decide:  Pharoah’s court with associated treasures or the Hebrews
    2. Moses chose to identify with the people through whom God would realize the messianic hope
    3. Decide TODAY with whom you will associate….
  3. Matt. 26.31-46  Approach:  “Vegetables”  (Heaven and  Hell)  / Alternative:  Jesus vs Satan
    1. Vegetables—coming to a full understanding of the Bible’s description of hell  is like eating vegetables; it is an acquired taste.
    2. Reformed tradition conception of Hell cannot be ignored:  God’s justice; human depravity and limited atonement
    3. Are we on the same sheet of music?  What does your Bible say about hell?
  4. Mark 10.46-52; Matt. 9:35-38  Approach:  “See the Harvest”
    1. People are desparate (46)
      1. Totally depraved (Gen6.5;  Jeremiah 17.9; John 3.19)
      2. Totally doomed (Rms 6.23; Rms 3.23)
    2. People are determined (47-48)
      1. They are hearing
      2. They are crying
      3. They are asking
    3. People are being delivered (49-52)
      1. Jesus is calling (49)
      2. Jesus is curing (52)
      3. Jesus is commanding (52)
  5. Approach:  “Prayer:  Foundation of all Evangelism”
    1. For workers– Mt 9.33-38; Col 4.2-3
    2. For the lost–  Rms 10.1; 1Tim 2.1-4
    3. Unleash the power of the HS through prayer – Acts 2
  6. John 3.3-8  Approach:  “ Born Again”
    1. Born from above (3)
    2. Born of the Spirit (5,8)
    3. You = Everyone; “Must”  — no exceptions  (7)
  7. Eph. 5:15-18; Gal 5.22-23  Approach:  “Authentic  Christian Living”
    1. Demonstrating Lordship of JC  Lk 6.46
    2. Demonstrating overflow of the HS  Eph 5.15-18
    3. Demonstrating fruits of the Spirit  Gal 5.22-23
    4. Witnessing of the HS—Word and deed  Acts…
  8. John 1.35-51  Approach  “You’re Invited”
    1. Andrew  John 1.40-42
    2. Philip  John 1.43-49
    3. Us
  9. Articulating the Gospel  –Will You Say Something—Anything?
    1. Rms 10.5-13
    2. Col 4.3-4
    3. Mk 8.34