Bible Study Outlines

Bible study outlines are sermon seeds or sermon starters that can help the preacher get going in his sermon study and preparation.

Sometimes it's just hard to get started. If we just had an idea or a skeleton outline to jump start our thinking, we could do the rest.

So, here are some skeleton sermon outlines and more will be coming from me and hopefully from you too.

Let's start with your skeleton outlines and then we'll get to mine.

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My Bible Study Outlines

Here are some of my skeleton outlines as well as some selected Bible study outlines from others that I think you can use and enjoy developing.

I hope these free Bible study outlines will help you in your sermon preparation. I hope they will at least give you ideas and help you jump start your study for a full text sermon. Some of these free skeleton Bible study outlines are from personal study and some are from listening to and reading from other preachers and speakers for many years and taking notes.

Of course I hope you are willing to share your skeleton outlines as well. To share your favorite sermon outlines go here.

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ANSWERING THE CALL OF GOD (Ex.3,4)
I. Why should I go? (3:11-12)
II. What can I say? (3:13-16)
III. Will I be successful? (3:17-22)
IV. What about my weaknesses? (4:1...)

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BAPTISTS (Matt.3)
I. The Baptist Forerunner (1-9)
II. The Baptist Fan (10-12)
III. The Baptist Fire (11)
IV. The Baptist Founder (13-16)
V. The Baptist Faith (17)

THE BELIEVER (I Thessalonians)
I. The Readiness of the believer (ch.1)
II. The Reward of the believer (ch.2)
III. The Relationship of the believer (ch.3)
IV. The Rapture of the believer (ch.4)
V. The Responsibility of the believer (ch.5)

WHY WE LOVE THE BIBLE (Psalm 119:97-104)
I. Meditation (v.97)
II. Wisdom (v.98)
III. Understanding (v.99)
IV. Application (v.100)
V. Separation (v.101)
VI. Steadfastness (v.102)
VII. Sweetness (v.103)
VIII. Standards (v.104)

THE MASTER BUILDER (Mark 6:1-6)
(Is not this the carpenter?)
I. He built the Universe (Col.1)
II. He built the Bible (John 1:1...)
III. He is building the Church (Matt.16)
IV. He is building a City (Rev.21)

A WISE MASTER BUILDER (I Cor.3:5-10)
I. Soulwinner (vv.6a,7a) (Plant)
II. Follow-up (v.6b,7b) (Water)
III. Blessings of God (vv.6c,7c) (Growth)
Concl: (vv.8-9)

"BUT BARNABAS" (Acts 9:26-31; 11:23-26)
Intro: Most of the Christians were scared of Paul because of his past (v.26), but Barnabas took him under his wing and encouraged him (v.27)
I. He Believed in Paul (v.27)
II. He Befriended Paul (v.27)
III. He Brought in Paul (v.27)
IV. He Bragged on Paul (v.27)
V. He Bound himself to Paul (Discipleship) (v.28)
VI. He Beckoned Paul to Ministry (Acts 11:23-26)
Conclusion: (Heb.10:24-25) Thank the Lord Paul had someone who saw his potential and who encouraged him and promoted him. We all need someone like that. We all need to be someone like that.

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CHASTISEMENT (Heb.12:5-7)
(Three reactions to chastisement)
I. Despise it (v.5, get mad at God)
II. Faint (v.5, quit-not dead but not usable)
III. Endure (v.7, not gritting teeth-let God work)
THE CHAPLAIN OF THE CHRISTIAN LIFE (Ps.91:1)
We see in the context of warfare, conflict, crisis:
I. A Secret-relating to a place
II. A Sovereign-relating to a person
III. A Shadow-relating to protection

THE CLAIMS OF CHRISTIANITY (Matt.16:16-18)
I. Masterplan (I Cor.3:11)
II. Manpower (Matt.9:37-38)
III. Message (II Cor.5:19-20)

CLOUDS WITHOUT RAIN (Prov.25:14)
I. Religion without Purity (Ja.1:26-27)
II. Faith without Works (Ja.2:14-26)
III. Love without Sincerity (Ez.33:31)

COMFORT (2 Cor.1:3-5)
Intro: How does the world try to get comfort?
How do we as Christians get comfort?
1.The Pinacle of Comfort (v.3)(God)
2.The Place of Comfort (v.4a)(Tribulation)
3.The Purpose of Comfort (v.4b,6)(Comfort others)
4.The Practice of Comfort (v.5; Rom.8:28)(All things work together for good to them who love God...)(Fred Pauley)

COMFORT (John 14:1-14)
I. Words of Comfort
II. Words of Challenge
III. Words of Commitment (promise)

COMPASSION
I. It Begins at home
II. It Broadens with witnessing
III. It Brings blessing

COMPROMISE NEVER (Dan.3)
I. Their Temptation (condition, crowd, command)
II. Their Trial
III. Their Testimony
IV. Their Triumph (the fire had no power)

WHAT IT MEANS TO BE CONVERTED (Psalm 119:57-64)
I. Better portion (v.57)
II. Better pardon (v.58)
III. Better plan (v.59)
IV. Better performance (v.60)
V. Better protection (v.61)
VI. Better pattern (v.62)
VII. Better people (v.63)
VIII. Better provision (v.64)

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PRINCIPLES OF DATING (Gen.24)
I. Date and marry someone of your same common background (spiritual, social, cultural) (vv.3-4)
II. Date and marry someone that is good-looking to you (Build up the image of your mate in your mind) (v.16)
III. Date and marry one who maintains high moral standards (no man had touched her, v.16) You can't tell if you are in love by a kiss.
IV. Trust God for Divine Guidance (v.27)
V. Trust God in your Parents wisdom (dating and marriage)
VI. Always seek God's will.

GOD'S DEALINGS WITH HIS OWN (Psalm 119:73-80)
I. Creation and Illumination (v.73)
II. Inspiration (v.74)
III. Affliction or Lamentation (v.75)
IV. Consolation (v.76)
V. Salvation (v.77)
VI. Meditation (v.78)
VII. Co-operation (v.79)
VIII. Indoctrination (v.80)

DECISION MAKING (Prov.3:5-6)
I. What do I trust? (5)
II. When do I trust? (6a)
III. Why do I trust? (6b)

HOW GOD DELIVERS HIS PEOPLE (Psalm 119:169-176)
I. The Word affects the Mind (v.169)
II. The Word affects the Heart (v.170)
III. The Word affects the Lips (v.171)
IV. The Word affects the Tongue (v.172)
V. The Word affects the Will (v.173)
VI. The Word affects the Emotions (v.174)
VII. The Word affects the Soul (v.175)
VIII. The Word affects the Conscience (v.176)

DISCIPLES (Luke 9:1-9)
In order to be a disciple we must be willing to go.
How?
I. Go with Power
II. Go with Purpose
III. Go with a Plan

DISCIPLESHIP (Luke 14)
Three cannots of discipleship (conditions).
I. Hate Parents.
II. Bear Cross.
III. Forsake All.

DISCIPLESHIP (Luke 14)
I. No Rival for our affections
II. No Refusal in our commitment
III. No Retreat in our journey

DISCONTENTMENT (Josh.5:6)
The journey to the promised land should have taken 11 days, but it took 40 years because of disobedience and dissatisfaction.
I. Not satisfied with where they were (Ex.17)
II. Not satisfied with what they had (Num.11)
III. Not satisfied with who they had (Num.12,14)
IV. Not satisfied with their religion (Ex.32)

DISCOURAGEMENT (Neh.4:4-11)
A blight on Christianity is a discouraged, downcast, defeated Christian who is saying by his attitude and life that God is not powerful enough.
What causes discouragement?
I. Strength decayed (10)
II. Rubbish replaced vision (10)
III. Negative attitude (v.10, lack of faith)
IV. Lost their security (v.11, Our security is not in man but in God.)

THE DIVINE DECREE (Ezra 1:1-6)
Building of the house of God in Jerusalem is an illustration of the building of the body of Christ today...
I. Command
II. Commitment
III. Cost (sacrifice)

DUTIES THAT DISTRACT (Luke 10:38-42)
God doesn't want you to do more; He wants you to be more. If you will be more then you will do more.
I. The Welcome
A. Martha opened her house (v.38)
B. Mary opened her heart (v.39)
There was outward submission (at his feet) and inward submission (heard his word).
II.The Worship
A. Martha worked furiously
1. The distraction of Martha
She was hard working (v.40) but self worshipping ("me") (v.40)
2. The diagnosis of Jesus
She was afflicted by activity (v.41) but neglected God's will (v.42)
B. Mary worshipped faithfully
God's will is eternal. Jesus said "she hath chosen that good part."

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ELIJAH (I Kings 16,17)
I. God never forgets where you are
II. God always supplies your needs
III. God works by means of prayer
IV. God doesn't care about the circumstances
Concl: (He can still work)

ELISHA'S CALL BY GOD (I Kings 19:9...)
I. It's a Sovereign call
II. It's a call through a Servant
III. It's a Surprising call
IV. It's a Supreme call
V. It's a Satisfying call
VI. It's a call by Subordination
VII. It's a call to complete Separation

EXCEEDING
I. Past
A. Our Plight (Rom.7:13)
B. God's Power (Eph.1:19; 1Tim.1:14)
II.Present
A. Prayer (No limit to His supply, Eph.3:20)
B. Promises (2Pet.1:4)
III.Future
A. Joy at Presentation (Jude 24)
B. Our Prospect
C. The Purpose (Eph.2:7)

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FAITH (Heb.10:19-23)
What promise should we have faith (full assurance) in? (v.22)
I. The blood of Christ (v.19)
II. The new and living way (death and resurrection) (v.20)
III. Our High Priest (v.21)
Concl: (v.23)

FAITH (Rom.4:19-24)
I. Faith does not look at self (own body) (19)
II. Faith does not look at others (Sarah) (19)
III. Faith does look at the Word of God (His promise) (20-21)
Concl.: Therefore it was imputed to him for righteousness (v.22), but not only for Abe but for all (vv.23-24)

FAITH UNFEIGNED (Mark 7:24-30)
I. The Action--She went to Jesus
II. The Attitude--She realized she was a dog
III. The Answer--Jesus gave her what she asked

THE FAMILY (Acts 16:30-34)
I. God wants Families in Heaven
"Believe...and thou shalt be saved and thy house.
II. God wants Heaven in Families
v.34-word "rejoice"
III. God wants Families in Church
Jailor was baptized.

FAMILY ALTER (Deut.6)
I. The Plea (v.6)
II. The Place (v.6) (in heart)
III. The Plan (v.7)
A. Diligently
B. Daily
C. Devotionally
IV. The Priorities (vv.13-15)
A. Fear the Lord
B. Forsake other gods
V. The Product (vv.20-21) (Children obey Word)
VI. The Promise (vv.23-25) (Many blessings)

LIKE FATHER-LIKE SON (Heb. 1:1-3)
I. Divine Articulation (vv.1-2)
II. Divine Architect (v.2)
III. Divine Adjective (v.3)
IV. Divine Authority (v.3)
V. Divine Atonement (v.3)
VI. Divine Advocate (v.3)

THE FELLOWSHIP OF PEOPLE (Psa. 133:1)
In Christ there is the fellowship of people.
This makes it possible for Christians:
I. To be Knit Together. (Col.2:2)
II. To be Framed Together. (Eph.2:21)
III. To be Builded Together. (Eph.2:22)
IV. To be Joined Together. (1Cor.1:10)
V. To be Tempered Together. (1Cor.12:24)
VI. To be Communed Together. (Luke 24:14-15)

THE FELLOWSHIP OF POWER (Psa.133:1)
In Christ there is the fellowship of power.
This makes it possible for Christians:
I. To be Gathered Together. (Acts 2:42; Acts 2:1)
II. To be Planted Together. (Rom.6:5)
III. To Pray Together. (2Cor.1:11)
IV. To Strive Together. (Phil.1:27)
V. To Work Together. (2Cor.6:1)
VI. To Rejoice Together. (Rom.8:28)

THE FELLOWSHIP OF PREVAILING (Psa.133:1)
In Christ there is the fellowship of prevailing.
This makes it possible for Christians:
I. To Suffer Together. (Rom.8:17)
II. To be Heirs Together. (Rom.8:17)
III. To be Quickened Together. (Eph.2:5)
IV. To be Raised Up Together. (Eph.2:6)
V. To be Caught Up Together. (1Thess.4:17; 5:10)
VI. To be Glorified Together. (Rom.8:17)

FOOLISH THINGS (I Cor.1:17-29)
I. Foolish Methods (v.18)
II. Foolish Message (vv.22-23)
III. Foolish Men (vv.24-27)
Concl: We need more fools for Christ's sake.

THE FOUNDATION OF OUR SALVATION (1 Cor. 3:11)
I. Our Forgiveness is Secured (1 John 1:9)
II. Our Future is Settled (2 Cor. 5:8-10)
III. Our Faith is Strong (1 Cor. 15:57)

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THIS GENERATION CALLS (II Chron.24:15-20)
I. This Generation wants to see a real Man of God (v.20)
II. This Generation wants a real Message from God (v.20)
III. This Generation wants a real Miracle from God (v.20)

GIVING SELF (John 12:23-26)
Need: We need more unselfishness.
Big Idea: To be blessed of God, we must give all to God.
How can we do this?
I. By Knowing the Principle Christ knew about Giving. (vv.23-24).
A. The time of it.
B. The work of it.
C. The result of it.
II. By Having the Attitude Christ had about Giving. (v.25).
A. What it was not.
B. What it was. (Phil.2:5...).
III. By Doing what Christ said Do about Giving. (v.26).
A. The following of Christ.
B. The presence of Christ.
C. The honor of the Father.

THE GOSPEL (I Cor.15:1-4)
I. Blood Redemption
II. Bodily Resurrection
III. Blessed Return

A GRACIOUS GOD (Luke 15)
I. God loves sinners (Parable #1-99 sheep)
II. God seeks sinners (Parable #2-lost coin)
III. God is long-suffering (Parable #3-Prodigal/ Father)

GROWTH (John 6:1-13)
Intro: We need spiritual food and growth. Jesus makes the difference:
I. Because of His power (vv.1-2)
II. Because of His knowledge (vv.3-6)
III. Because of His works (vv.7-13)

GOD'S GRACE FOR OUR LIVES (I Peter)
Intro: (I Pet.5:12)
I. Salvation (1:1-25)
II. Sanctification (2:1-12)
III. Submission (2:13-3:22)
IV. Suffering (4:1-19)
V. Service (5:1-14)
Concl: You cannot reverse this order. Religionists try to start with service and work toward salvation.

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WHEN LOVE TURNED TO HATE (II Sam.13:15)
I. He loved (vv.1-2)
II. He listened (vv.3-6)
III. He lusted (vv.10-14)
IV. He lost (his respect & life) (vv.22,28-29)

THE HEART CHAPTER (Prov.23)
I. There is a Relationship (v.26, "my son")
II. There is a Request (v.26, "give me")
III. There is a Requirement (v.26, "thine heart")

WHY GOD WANTS YOUR HEART! (Ezek. 36:26-28)
I. To exchange (v.26)
II. To empower (v.27)
III. To establish (v.28)

7 PERFECT THINGS ABOUT HEAVEN (Rev.22:1-5)
I. A place of perfect holiness (v.3) No more curse.
II. A place of perfect rule (v.3) But the throne. (of God)
III. A place of perfect service (v.3) His servants shall serve Him.
IV. A place of perfect vision (v.4) They shall see his face.
V. A place of perfect likeness (v.4) His name shall be in their foreheads (identification with Jesus).
VI. A place of perfect day (v.5) No night there.
VII. A place of perfect glory (v.5) They shall reign for ever and ever.

HINDRANCES TO HOLINESS (Matt.5)
(vv.13-16, Holiness is letting Jesus shine through you.) What are the hindrances?
I. Unholy anger (v.22)
II. Unbridled lust (vv.29-30)
III. Unhappy marriage (v.32)
IV. Uncontrolled tongue (v.37)
V. Imperfect love (vv.46-48)

GOD'S METHOD FOR HOLY LIVING (Psalm 119:9-16)
I. Cleansing from the Word (v.9)
II. Consistency in the Word (v.10)
III. Complying to the Word (v.11)
IV. Comprehending the Word (v.12)
V. Communicating the Word (v.13)
VI. Celebrating for the Word (v.14)
VII. Chewing on the Word (v.15) ("meditate" means "chewing the cud")
VIII. Commemorating the Word (v.16)

THE HOME (Eph. 5)
I. The Husband's Responsibility. (Eph.5:23)
He is the head of the home.
A. Protecter. This means physically and spiritually and mentally.
B. Provider. If not, you have left the faith and are worse than an infidel.
C. Priest. Be the spiritual leader.
II. The Wife's Responsibility. (Eph.5:24)
She is the respecter of the husband.
Women are trying to take the man's place so men are treating them like men.
If the wife will play her role properly she'll get it all. (Eph.5:33b)
III. The Children's Responsibility. (Eph.6:1...)
They are to obey. Why obey?
A. You are a Christian and "In the Lord."
B. The Bible says do it.
C. It will lengthen your life (v.3)
Parents, don't provoke the kids to wrath (v.4) by being inconsistent in discipline...work together and not against each other.
Conclusion: No institution can survive without discipline at every level of the operation...this includes the family.

HOPE (Heb.6:11-20)
The Christian "hope" is not uncertain.
I. It's Set (v.18)
II. It's Sure and Steadfast (v.19)
III. It's the Savior (v.20)

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UNSPEAKABLE JOY (I Peter 1:3-9)
I. Joy in the experience of salvation (v.3)
II. Joy in an inheritance (vv.4-5)
III. Joy in trials (vv.6-7)
IV. Joy in fellowship (v.8)
V. Joy in the realization of salvation (v.9)

JUDGMENT (Rev.20:11-15)
I. The Place (v.11)
II. The People (vv.12-13)
III. The Punishment (vv.14-15)

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THE GAME OF LIFE (Eph.5:1...) FOLLOW THE LEADER!
I. Goal (Ps.17:15; IICor.3:18)
To do the will of God, like Christ.
II. Attitude (Mk.10:45; Col.3:22-23)
Show a sweet spirit.
III. Method (Col.3:17..."word or deed")
Biblical method.
IV. Energy (Eph.2:1...)
His power.

WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO WITH YOUR LIFE?
(Heb. 11:24-26)
I. The Refusal (vv.24-25)
II. The Reproach (v.26)
III. The Reward (v.27)

LOGOS (John 1)
I. He is the Life (v.4)
II. He is the Light (v.7)
III. He is the Lamb (v.29)
IV. He is the Liberator (8:32)
V. He is the Lover (15:12...)
VI. He is the Longed-for One (14:1-3)
VII. He is the Lord (13:6,13,16,25,36,37)

THE EXTENT OF THE LOVE OF CHRIST (John 13:1-30)
I. To Envious disciples (vv.1-5)
II. To Egotistical disciple (vv.6-11)
III. To Exemplify discipleship (vv.12-17)
IV. To Enemy disciple (vv.18-30)

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WHAT ONE MUST HAVE TO MAKE IT (Phil.1:6-11)
I. Assurance (v.6)
II. Fairness (v.7)
III. Love (vv.8-9)
IV. Separation (v.9)
V. Purity (v.10)
VI. Blamelessness (v.10)
VII. Spirituality (v.11)

THE IMMENSE BENEFITS OF MEDITATION (Ps.119:41-48)
I. Salvation (v.41)
II. Solution (v.42)
III. Security (v.43)
IV. Steadfastness (v.44)
V. Safety (v.45)
VI. Soul winning (v.46)
VII. Satisfaction (v.47)
VIII. Service (v.48)

MARKS OF THE MINISTRY (Acts 20:17-21)
I. Paul's Manner (17-19)
A. Consistency (v.18, all seasons)
B. Condescension (v.19, humility)
C. Compassion (v.19, with tears, v.31)
D. Critics (v.19, they are religious groups)
II. Paul's Method (20)
III. Paul's Message (21)
THE MASTER (Mark 4:35-41)
I. He comes to the Perishing (v.38)
II. He comes with His Power (v.41; Rom.1:16)
III. He comes with great Peace (v.39)

THE MIDNIGHT CRY (Matt.25:1-13)
I. The Virgins in Waiting (vv.1-4)
II. The Voice of Warning (vv.5-9)
III. The Verdict of Woe (vv.10-13)

THE MIND OF CHRIST (Phil.2:5)
I. A Gospel Mind (chap.1)
II. An Humble Mind (2:6-11)
III. An Eager Mind (3:13-14)
IV. A Contented Mind (4:11) (Not restless)

THE MINISTRY (II Timothy 4)
I. The Perimeter of the Ministry (v.1)
II. The Purpose of the Ministry (v.2)
III. The Perils of the Ministry (vv.3-4)
IV. The Peace of the Ministry (v.7)
V. The Prize of the Ministry (v.8)

THE ESSENTIALS OF THE MINISTRY (Phil.3:12-14)
Overview:
Chap.1, Single Mind
Chap.2, Submissive Mind
Chap.3, Spiritual Mind
I. Dissatisfied
"Not as though I had already attained"
II. Devoted
"This one thing I do"
III. Directed
"Forgetting those things which are past"
IV. Determined
"Reaching forth unto those things which are before"
There are two extremes in Determination:
1. Do it all yourself and leave God out.
2. Sit back and watch God do it all.
V. Disciplined
"I press toward the mark"

MISSIONS (John 4:4)
I. Jesus was personally involved
II. Jesus had zeal
III. Jesus went to an unreached area

MISSIONS (Ezra 1)
I. The Command (vv.1-2)
II. The Commitment (v.3)
III. The Cost (vv.4-6)

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THE NEW AND THE OLD (Eph.4:22-32)
I. Renewal (vv.22-24)
II. Refusal (vv.25-29)
A. Tongue (vv.25,29)
B. Temper (v.26)
C. Thoughts (v.27)
D. Talents (v.28)
Concl: (vv.30-32)

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PAUL BEFORE FELIX (Acts 24:1-27)
I. The Delegation (vv.1-9)
II. The Defence (vv.10-21)
III. The Deferment (vv.22-23)
IV. The Doctrines (vv.24-25a)
V. The Delay (v.25b)
VI. The Detention (vv.26-27)

PAUL THE MISSIONARY (Col.1:21-29)
I. His Ministry--to fulfill the Word of God
II. His Message--Jesus Christ
III. His Method--warning and teaching
IV. His Manner--striving according to His working, which worketh in me mightily.

PERILOUS TIMES (II Tim.3:1-9)
I. The Character of the general public (vv.2-4)
II. The Character of their religion (v.5)
III. The Character of their religious leaders (vv.6-8)
Concl: God is Sovereign (v.9)

THE WATERS OF POSSIBILITY (Joshua 3 & 4)
I. Standing on the Brink (3:8) The place of Decision.
II. Stepping in the Brim (3:15) The place of Death.
III. Standing on the Border (4:19) The place of Destiny.

THE POWER OF GOD (II Cor.12:1-10, *v.9)
I. God is the Source (II Tim.1:7)
II. Self is the Foe (Rom.12:3)
III. Grace is the Means (Rom.1:4-5)
IV. Christ is the Reason (I Cor.4:10)

PRACTICAL CHRISTIANITY (Eph.4)
I. The Walk (vv.1,17)
Should be honorable, faithful, distinctive.
II. The Will (vv.22-27)
Free will, will to learn, will to control.
III. The Work (v.12)
Done by the saints and should edify.

PRAISING THE LORD FROM DAY TO DAY (Ps.119:161-168)
I. Priorities (v.161)
II. Prosperity (v.162)
III. Passion (v.163)
IV. Praise (v.164)
V. Peace (v.165)
VI. Possibility (v.166)
VII. Purpose (v.167)
VIII. Principle (v.168)

WHY GIVE PRAISE TO GOD? (Rom.8:28-39)
Intro: In all things give thanks (II Thess.5:18)
Why?
I. The "all things" of Divine Providence (vv.28- 30)
II. The "all things" of Divine Provision (vv.31-34)
III. The "all things" of Divine Preservation (vv.35-39)

PRAYER--WILL SOMEBODY TOUCH HEAVEN FOR ME?
(Hebrews 4:14-16)
I. Abraham for Lot (Gen.18:22)
II. Moses for Israel (Ex.32:10-12,30-32)
III. Hezekiah for Jerusalem (II Kings 19:8-19)
IV. Early Church for Pastor and Leaders (Acts 12:5)
V. Jesus for Sinners (John 17:18-20)

WHAT PRAYER WILL ACCOMPLISH (Luke 5:16-26) *v.16 I. Manifestation of Power--Only God can do it.
II. Motivation--Willing to do anything to get the man to Jesus.
III. Methods--Whatever it takes to get people to Jesus.
IV. Misgivings--Opposition without and within.
V. Message--This never changes; it's the Gospel of Jesus, I Cor.15:1-4)

PRAYER (Gen.18:16-22)
I. Confidence in Prayer (vv.17-19)
II. Concern in Prayer (vv.20-21)
III. Continuance in Prayer (vv.22-23)

HOW TO PRAY WHEN READING THE BIBLE (Ps.119:17-24)
I. Living out the Word (v.17)
II. Learning the Word (v.18)
III. Leaning on the Word (v.19)
IV. Longing for the Word (v.20)
V. Loathing disobedience to the Word (v.21)
VI. Lining up with the Word (v.22)
VII. Lingering in the Word (v.23)
VIII. Loving the Word (v.24)

DUTIES OF THE PREACHER (II Tim.4:1-8)
I. Acknowledge the Charge (v.1)
II. Answer the Call (v.2)
III. Accept the Circumstances (v.2)
IV. Act upon your Convictions (v.2)
V. Attend to your Cross (vv.3-4)
VI. Advance the Cause (v.5)
VII. Attain your Crown (v.6-8)

THE KIND OF PREACHING WE NEED (Rom.10:13-15)
I. Divinely Appointed
II. Divinely Anointed
III. Divinely Authoritative
IV. Divinely Absolute

HOW TO BE PROFITABLE (Philemon)
I. Sharing burdens of others-Paul (vv.1-4; 8-18)
II. Showing love and faith-Philemon (vv.5-6; 13-14,21)
III. Submitting to Authority-Onesimus (vv.10-13;16)

HOW TO KEEP YOUR PROMISES TO GOD (Psalm 61)
I. Pray (vv.1-2)
II. Plan (vv.2-5)
III. Praise (vv.6-8)

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THE QUICKENING POWER OF THE WORD (Ps.119:105-112)
I. Path (v.105)
II. Promise (v.106)
III. Power (v.107)
IV. Prayer (v.108)
V. Perils (v.109)
VI. People (v.110)
VII. Possession (v.111)
VIII. Performance (v.112)

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ESSENTIALS FOR RAISING KIDS (Eph.6)
I. Home Example
II. Home Discipline
III. Home Worship

RESULTS OF RAISING CHILDREN RIGHT (Jer.35:12-19)
I. The Father's Call (vv.12-13)
II. The Parent's Concern and Counsel (vv.14-15)
III. The Children's Convictions (vv.16-18)
IV. The Eternal Circumstances (v.19)

RIGHT RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN HUSBAND AND WIFE
(Eph.5:21-33) (I Pet.3:1-11)
I. Submitting
II. Sharing
III. Showing

RESURRECTION (I Cor.15:1-54)
I. The indisputability of His resurrection (5-8)
II. The importance of His resurrection (vv.12-19)
III. The identity of His resurrection (vv.35-41)
IV. The immortality of our resurrection (42-54)
V. The image of our resurrection (v.54)

REVIVAL (Acts 6:1-15)
(There are five Bible fillings when revival comes.)
I. Full of the Holy Ghost (vv.1-3)
II. Full of Wisdom (v.3)
III. Full of Faith (v.5)
IV. Full of Grace (v.8)
V. Full of Power (vv.8-15)

A BELIEVER'S HEART-CRY FOR REVIVAL (Ps.119:121-128)
I. Obedience to the Bible (v.121)
II. Assurance from the Lord (v.122)
III. Searching for the Truth (v.123)
IV. Knowledge of Biblical Principles (v.124)
V. Illumination of the Spirit (v.125)
VI. Work by and for the Lord (v.126)
VII. Love for the Word of God (v.127)
VIII. Hatred for Sin (v.128)

RUN TO WIN (Heb.12:1-2)
I. Because People are watching
II. Because Satan is working
III. Because Jesus is worthy


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PERFECTING SAINTS WITH A PURPOSE (Eph.4:11-16)
I. Recruit them
II. Teach them
III. Train them (Show them how!)

SALVATION (I Peter 1)
I. The Plan of Salvation (v.2)
II. The Process of Salvation (v.2b)
III. The Praise of Salvation (v.3)
IV. The Possession of Salvation (v.4)
V. The Power of Salvation (v.5)
VI. The Problem of Salvation (vv.6-7)
VII. The Prospect of Salvation (vv.8-9)
VIII. The Peculiarity of Salvation (vv.10-12)
IX. The Practicality of Salvation (vv.13-14)
X. The Purity of Salvation (vv.15-16)
XI. The Privilege of Salvation (v.17)
XII. The Price of Salvation (vv.18-21)
XIII. The Proof of Salvation (v.22)
XIV. The Procurement of Salvation (v.23)
XV. The Platform of Salvation (vv.24-25)

SALVATION: DON'T NEGLECT IT (Heb.2:1-4)
Why? Because of its Greatness:
I. The Character of Salvation (v.1)
Jesus Christ
II. The Communication of Salvation (v.2)
Word of God
III. The Confirmation of Salvation (vv.3b-4)
The Lord, Believers, God's power.

THINGS THAT ACCOMPANY SALVATION (Heb.6:1-12)
I. Perfection (vv.1-6)
II. Fruit-bearing (vv.7-8)
III. Labor of Love (v.10)
IV. Ministry (v.10)
V. Faith (v.12)

WHO THEN CAN BE SAVED? (Matt.19:16-30)
I. The Problem (vv.16-22)
II. The Principle (vv.23-26)
III. The Prospect (vv.27-30)

SATAN (Isaiah 14:12-14)
I. I will ascend into Heaven
II. I will exalt my throne
III. I will sit upon the Mount of the Congregation
IV. I will ascend above the clouds
V. I will be like the most High

SATAN AND GOD'S WORD (Gen.3:1-5)
I. He cast doubt on God's Word (v.1)
II. He denied God's Word (v.4)
III. He created a desire outside of God's Word (v.5)

THE SECURITY OF LIFE (John 10:1-14) (Psalm 23)
I. Have confidence in the Skill of the Shepherd.
II. Have confidence in the Way of the Shepherd.
III. Have confidence in the Presence of the Shepherd.

CHARACTERISTICS OF A TRUE SERVANT OF GOD (Acts 20)
I. Servility (v.19)
II. Humility (v.19)
III. Sincerity (v.19)
IV. Hostility (v.19) (toward the servant)
V. Fidelity (v.20)
VI. Profitability (v.20)
VII. Integrity (vv.20-21) (Still the same vv.36-38)

SOUL WINNING (I Cor.15:34)
I. Wake up (to spiritual responsibility)
II. Shape up (sin not)
III. Speak up (proclaim the Gospel)
IV. Fess up (confess lack of evangelism)

HOW TO WIN SOULS (John 1)
I. The Direction of the Eyes
II. The Declaration of the Gospel
III. The Deliverance of the Invitation

SPIRITUAL GROWTH (Isaiah 6:1-8)
I. It comes by crises (v.1)
II. It comes by seeing the Lord (v.1)
III. It compares the Lord with the crisis (vv.1-4)
IV. It comes as one sees himself (v.5)
V. It comes as we keep our eyes on the Lord so we won't look down on others (vv.5-7)
VI. It comes when we serve the Lord (v.8)

FILLED WITH THE SPIRIT (Eph.5:18)
I. Desiring (John 7:37)
You are not thirsty if you can take or leave it
II. Asking (John 14:14)
"Ye have not because ye ask not"
III. Trusting (John 7:37-38)
It is for everybody.
IV. Yielding (Eph.5:18,24a)
Absolute surrender to the person of Christ.

WHEN DOES GOD SUPPLY?
I. When we learn to Give (Luke 6:38)
II. When we learn to Win Souls (Matt.17:24-27)
III. When we learn to Support Missions (Phil.4:14-19)

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TEMPTATIONS (James 1:13-15)
I. The command (v.13)
II. The cause (v.14)
III. The consequence (v.15)

WHY WE THANK GOD (Psalm 100)
I. God is good
II. His mercy is everlasting
III. His truth endureth to all generations

"MY SOUL THIRSTETH FOR GOD" (Psalm 42:1-11)
Intro: Our longing should be toward God as the deer pants for water on a hot and dry day. The Psalmist knew that this was the only way to satisfy his spiritual thirst.
I. I Thirst for God. (1-2)
II. I Cry for God. (3-4)
III. I Hope for God. (5-6)
IV. I Sing for God. (7-8)
V. I Praise God. (9-11)
Concl: Many people die of spiritual thirst because they fill themselves with what the world has to offer and yet it doesn't quench their thirst...but they have no clue why! If they only knew that only Jesus can satisfy.

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WHAT TO DO WHILE WAITING ON GOD (James 5:7-11)
I. Waiting is a time for Preparation (v.7-8)
Illustration: The Farmer (1 Cor.3:9; Gal.6:9)
II. Waiting is a time for Meditation (v.10-11)
Illustration: The Prophets (Hab.1:2,13; 2:1-4,20; Lam.3:20)
III. Waiting is a time for Cooperation (v.11-b)
Illustration: Job (Job 1:21; 2:7-10; 13:15; Jam.1:2-3; Phil.1:6)

HOW TO KNOW THE WILL OF GOD (Joshua 3:1-5)
I. Stay where you are and do what you are doing now until God moves you. (v.3)
II. Have reverence toward God's commands. (v.4)
III. Sanctify yourselves-set yourself apart for God (v.5)

PAUL AND THE WILL OF GOD (Acts 22:6-15)
I. Paul's desire to know God's will (v.10)
II. Paul's direction into God's will (Acts 12:25-13:5; 16:6-10)
III. Paul's disputes concerning God's will (Acts 15;21:4, 10-13. "The Lord's will be done."

FORMULA FOR WISDOM (II Pet.1:5-11)
Intro: (vv.5-7)
I. The Positive (v.8)
II. The Negative (v.9)
Concl: (vv.10-11) (Prov.8:11)

THE WORD OF GOD (II Tim.3:15-17)
What does the Word of God do for us?
I. Stretches the Mind (Instructs us)
II. Tans the Hide (Corrects us)
III. Warms the Heart (Inspires us)
IV. Provokes the Will (Challenges us)

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