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How to Teach the Bible 0002 - Lesson 4

Styles of Teaching

The Lord Jesus Christ

  1. HIS AUDIENCE
    1. The Size of the Audience
      1. The multitudes (Matthew 4:23-25; Matthew 5:1-2; Matthew 9:35-38; Matthew 13:1-3; Matthew 15:29-32)
      2. The few (Mark 13:1-6; John 3:1-3; John 4:1-10)
    2. The Background of the Audience
      1. The religious (John 3:1-3)
      2. The wicked (John 4:1-10)
    3. The Understanding of the Audience
      1. The wise (Matthew 22:34-40)
      2. The simple (John 9:13-38)
    4. His Compassion for the Audience (Matthew 9:36; Matthew 14:14; Matthew 15:32; Matthew 20:34; Mark 1:41; Mark 5:19; Mark 6:34; Luke 7:13)
  2. HIS MESSAGE
    1. To the Jewish People
      1. The Lord was not sent to the Gentiles (Matthew 15:21-28).
      2. The disciples were not sent to the Gentiles (Matthew 10:5-7).
    2. Of a Coming Kingdom
      1. The Lord told His disciples to preach about the kingdom of heaven (Matthew 10:5-7).
      2. The Lord stated that the kingdom of which they were preaching was “at hand” (Matthew 10:7).
      3. The disciples were taught to pray for the entrance of that kingdom (Matthew 6:9-13).
  3. HIS METHOD
    1. By Using Familiarity
      1. Fishers of men (Matthew 4:18-19)
      2. Salt (Matthew 5:13)
      3. A candle (Matthew 5:14-16)
      4. Stolen possessions (Matthew 6:19-21)
      5. The fowls of the air (Matthew 6:25-27)
      6. The lilies of the field (Matthew 6:28-32)
      7. A mote (Matthew 7:1-5)
      8. The gifts of a father (Matthew 7:7-11)
      9. The fruit of a tree (Matthew 7:15-20)
      10. The foundation of a house (Matthew 7:21-29)
      11. The need of a physician (Matthew 9:9-13)
      12. Patching with a cloth (Matthew 9:16)
      13. Preserving wine (Matthew 9:17)
      14. A harvest (Matthew 9:36-38)
      15. Sheep in the midst of wolves (Matthew 10:16-23)
      16. Sparrows (Matthew 10:29-31)
      17. Children in the markets (Matthew 11:16-19)
      18. A yoke (Matthew 11:28-30)
      19. Fallen sheep (Matthew 12:10-13)
      20. A divided kingdom (Matthew 12:22-30)
      21. The home of an unclean spirit (Matthew 12:43-45)
      22. A sower sowing seed (Matthew 13:3-8)
      23. The sowing of good seed (Matthew 13:24-30)
      24. A grain of mustard seed (Matthew 13:31-32)
      25. Leaven (Matthew 13:33)
      26. Hidden treasure (Matthew 13:44)
      27. Goodly pearls (Matthew 13:45-46)
      28. A net (Matthew 13:47-50)
      29. A householder (Matthew 13:52)
      30. Blind leading blind (Matthew 15:14)
      31. The children and dogs (Matthew 15:21-28)
      32. A little child (Matthew 18:1-3)
      33. The danger of offence (Matthew 18:6-10)
      34. A lost sheep (Matthew 18:11-14)
      35. The account of servants (Matthew 18:23-35)
      36. A camel going through the eye of a needle (Matthew 19:23-26)
      37. The hiring of servants (Matthew 20:1-16)
      38. Two sons (Matthew 21:28-31)
Andrew Ray

Daily Proverb

Proverbs 20:24

Man's goings are of the LORD; how can a man then understand his own way?