SEVENTHADVENTIST DAYCHURCH North England Conference 1 Seventhday Adventists

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SEVENTHADVENTIST DAYCHURCH North England Conference 1

SEVENTHADVENTIST DAYCHURCH North England Conference 1

Seventh-day Adventists Rebuilding the Walls: Rebuilding People; Restoring Relationships; Inspiring Excellence. (Ephesians 4: 1

Seventh-day Adventists Rebuilding the Walls: Rebuilding People; Restoring Relationships; Inspiring Excellence. (Ephesians 4: 1 -13) 2

th 12 Sunday January 2014 Introduction Lecture 5: How to Organise a Sermon Lecture

th 12 Sunday January 2014 Introduction Lecture 5: How to Organise a Sermon Lecture 6: How Sermons are classified 3

How Sermons Are Classified 4

How Sermons Are Classified 4

Sermon Types Sermons are classified by the way the Biblical text is used But

Sermon Types Sermons are classified by the way the Biblical text is used But why do we want you to classify your sermons? Later … 5

Sermon types - topical sermon n Topical Sermon Baptism in the Developed from a

Sermon types - topical sermon n Topical Sermon Baptism in the Developed from a Biblical Holy Spirit topic n The Spirit is given by Jesus (Luke 3: 16) II. The Spirit enables us to be witnesses (Acts 1: 8) III. The Spirit is for all believers (Acts 2: 38 -39) Main points are supported by various scriptures n I. The sub points are supported by various passages 6

Sermon types - topical sermon Disadvantages? Advantages? n Freedom to express your I. Freedom

Sermon types - topical sermon Disadvantages? Advantages? n Freedom to express your I. Freedom to express YOUR opinions II. You might not explore the topic fully opinions n Allows a person to explore a topic fully 7

Sermon types - topical sermon When do I use a topical sermon? n When

Sermon types - topical sermon When do I use a topical sermon? n When the subject is not adequately covered by one short passage n An evangelistic sermon to an audience who are not too familiar with the Bible and who need a general viewpoint n When discussing issues not treated by Bible writers 8

What topical sermon would YOU preach? 9

What topical sermon would YOU preach? 9

Sermon types – textual sermons Textual Sermon n Developed from a short passage (1

Sermon types – textual sermons Textual Sermon n Developed from a short passage (1 -3 verses) n All main points are developed from this one passage n Sub-points come from other passages 1 Timothy 4: 12 The Pastor: an example I. An example in word II. An example in conduct III. An example in love IV. An example in faith V. An example in purity 10

Sermon types – textual sermons What sub-texts might you use to explore 1 Timothy

Sermon types – textual sermons What sub-texts might you use to explore 1 Timothy 4: 12 in a sermon? I. An example in word II. An example in conduct III. An example in love IV. An example in faith V. An example in purity Choose one each … 11

Sermon types – textual sermons A textual sermon sticks to the Bible. . and

Sermon types – textual sermons A textual sermon sticks to the Bible. . and not to a particular version of the Bible. “… The text simply mentions the exemplary qualities of word, conduct, love, faith and purity … the sermon is textual because the text provides the main divisions. The AV was not used for this text because the words, ‘conversation’, ‘charity’ and ‘spirit’ do not appear in the Greek manuscripts” Workbook, page 36 12

In other words A textual sermon requires you to really get to know what

In other words A textual sermon requires you to really get to know what the Bible text says … you probably learn more about the passage than your congregation 13

Sermon types – textual sermons Disadvantages? Advantages? n More scriptural in design I. Some

Sermon types – textual sermons Disadvantages? Advantages? n More scriptural in design I. Some think this restricts the preacher’s originality II. The preacher may wander off the Bible text than a topical sermon n Permits great variety in construction and selection n The hearer can easily follow the sermon from the Bible 14

Sermon types – textual sermons When do I use a textual sermon? n When

Sermon types – textual sermons When do I use a textual sermon? n When the single passage provides the principal points to meet the needs of the people n When preaching an ethical sermon – where you want to show the authority of the text, not the speaker’s n When dealing with specific doctrinal truths 15

Expository sermons - down to the detail 16

Expository sermons - down to the detail 16

Sermon types – expository sermons Expository Sermon n Developed from one whole passage (3

Sermon types – expository sermons Expository Sermon n Developed from one whole passage (3 or more verses) The main points are developed from this passage The sub-points are also developed from this passage Temptation James 1: 12 -15 The origin of temptation v. 13 -14 I. I. Not from God, v. 13 II. From inward desire, v. 14 Results of yielding to temptation v. 15 II. First sin, v. 15 II. Then death, v. 15 Reward of enduring temptation, v. 12 III. Blessedness, v. 12 II. A crown of life, v. 12 17

Sermon types – expository sermons Disadvantages? Advantages? n Most like the preaching of the

Sermon types – expository sermons Disadvantages? Advantages? n Most like the preaching of the I. Some think this type of sermon cannot deal with modern issues II. Some think that this style of preaching is dull and not sensational enough for modern hearers Apostles n Leads to a deeper knowledge of the Bible n Less open to loose interpretation n People see that the Bible is asking them to live God’s way 18

Sermon types – expository sermons When do I use an expository sermon? n When

Sermon types – expository sermons When do I use an expository sermon? n When one passage can deal with all the points related to the needs of the audience n When preaching a sermon series n When dealing with a narrative, psalm or parable 19

So what! Why can’t I just preach? Why do I need to classify my

So what! Why can’t I just preach? Why do I need to classify my sermon? 20

Tell me why you should know about sermon classification 21

Tell me why you should know about sermon classification 21

Ah! n To point you in a particular direction n To keep you on

Ah! n To point you in a particular direction n To keep you on that direction n To let you know what sermons we ought to be aiming at n … Bible-based sermons 22

Oh! n Satan wants you to preach about hobby horses n Satan wants you

Oh! n Satan wants you to preach about hobby horses n Satan wants you to avoid using the Bible n … aim for Bible-based sermons 23

Exercise What type of sermon is the following outline? Text: Luke 13: 18 -19

Exercise What type of sermon is the following outline? Text: Luke 13: 18 -19 I. The Kingdom of God starts out small (v. 19) A. The 120 before the day of Pentecost (Acts 1) B. The church grew on the day of Pentecost (Acts 2) II. The Kingdom of God ends up big (v. 19) A. The church in Rome (Rom. 1: 7) Topical Textual Expository 24

Exercise What type of sermon is the following outline? Text: Luke 13: 18 -19

Exercise What type of sermon is the following outline? Text: Luke 13: 18 -19 I. The Kingdom of God starts out small (v. 19) A. The 120 before the day of Pentecost (Acts 1) B. The church grew on the day of Pentecost (Acts 2) II. The Kingdom of God ends up big (v. 19) A. The church in Rome (Rom. 1: 7) Textual 25

Exercise What type of sermon is the following outline? Text: Psalm 150 I. The

Exercise What type of sermon is the following outline? Text: Psalm 150 I. The place for praise (v. 1) II. The reason for praise (v. 2) III. The instruments for praise (v. 3 -5) IV. The source of praise (v. 6) Topical Textual Expository 26

Exercise What type of sermon is the following outline? Text: Psalm 150 I. The

Exercise What type of sermon is the following outline? Text: Psalm 150 I. The place for praise (v. 1) II. The reason for praise (v. 2) III. The instruments for praise (v. 3 -5) IV. The source of praise (v. 6) Expository 27

Exercise What type of sermon is the following outline? Text: 1 Samuel 15: 22,

Exercise What type of sermon is the following outline? Text: 1 Samuel 15: 22, Romans 1: 5, Hebrews 5: 8 I. Obedience is better than sacrifice (1 Sam. 15: 22) II. Obedience comes from faith (Rom. 1: 5) III. Obedience is modeled by Jesus (Heb. 5: 8) Topical Textual Expository 28

Exercise What type of sermon is the following outline? Text: 1 Samuel 15: 22,

Exercise What type of sermon is the following outline? Text: 1 Samuel 15: 22, Romans 1: 5, Hebrews 5: 8 I. Obedience is better than sacrifice (1 Sam. 15: 22) II. Obedience comes from faith (Rom. 1: 5) III. Obedience is modeled by Jesus (Heb. 5: 8) Topical 29

Assignment n n Review… n Write n Today’s Presentation n Notes n Course Notes

Assignment n n Review… n Write n Today’s Presentation n Notes n Course Notes n Quotations Read n Do n Course Notes n Breathing Exercises n Kerr n Speech Exercises 30

And Finally… 31

And Finally… 31