Old Testament Narrative
Genre

Old Testament Narratives are units of thought that fit within the larger framework of an Old Testament Book.

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Avoiding Shipwrecks

SWBTS Chapel sermon called Avoiding Shipwrecks by Dr. Chris Johnson. Read More »

Dealing with Difficulties

SWBTS Chapel sermon called Dealing with Difficulties by Dr. David Goza. Read More »

Haggai Sermon Starter

Dr. Kyle Walker, Dean of Students and Assistant Professor of Homiletics at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, continues the Sermon Starter series with the book of Haggai. Read More »

Haggai 2:20-23

Locate the passage This is Haggai’s fourth message. It is also delivered on December 18, 520 BC, three months after the work on the temple had begun. Genre Prophetic oracle of salvation that is both messianic and apocalyptic Determine the structure of the pa... Read More »

Haggai 2:10-19

Locate the passage This is Haggai’s third message. It is delivered on December 18, 520 BC, three months after the work on the temple had begun. Genre Prophetic oracle of blessing introduced by narrative prose Determine the structure of the passage (v. 10) Na... Read More »

Haggai 2:1-9

Locate the passage This is Haggai’s second message. It is delivered on October 17, 520 BC, less than one month after the work of rebuilding the temple began. Genre Hortatory oracle of blessing introduced by narrative prose Determine the structure of the pass... Read More »

Haggai 1:1-15

Locate the passage Four messages of Haggai are recorded in this book. Haggai 1:1-15 is the situation, content, and result of Haggai’s first message. Genre Haggai is prophecy, but it is not written in the typical poetic form. Rather, Haggai is framed by narra... Read More »

Jonah 4:5-11

Locate the passage Jonah 4:5-11. This passage is comprised of the last seven verses of Jonah. Genre Historical Narrative. This particular passage highlights the climactic dialogue between the LORD and Jonah the prophet. Determine the structure of the passage T... Read More »

Jonah 3:10-4:4

Locate the passage Jonah 3:10-4:4. The passage includes the last verse of Jonah 3 and the first four verses of Jonah 4. Genre Historical Narrative Determine the structure of the passage This passage essentially has three key movements. The first movement is ce... Read More »

Jonah 3:1-9

Locate the Passage. Jonah 3:1-9. This passage begins in the third of Jonah’s four chapters. It records events which occur after his experience in the belly of a fish. Genre Historical Narrative Determine the structure of the passage The passage begins with a... Read More »

Jonah 1:17-2:10

Locate the passage This passage begins with the last verse of Jonah 1 (2:1 in the Hebrew text) and includes all ten verses of Jonah 2. The passage begins with Jonah being swallowed by a God-appointed fish, proceeds with an account of the prayer of Jonah and co... Read More »

Revealing the Rest of the Story

SWBTS Chapel sermon called Revealing the Rest of the Story by Southwestern Dean of Students Dr. Kyle Walker. Read More »