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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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 »

Jonah 1:4-16

Locate the passage Jonah 1:4-16. The passage commences with an account of a great storm and concludes with sailors sacrificing to the LORD after having thrown Jonah into the sea. Genre Historical Narrative. This account stresses the LORD’S action, the intera... Read More »

Jonah 1:1-3

Locate the passage Jonah 1:3. This is the introduction to the book of Jonah. Genre Historical Narrative. The entire book of Jonah-4 chapters and 48 verses-is an extended example of historical narrative. Determine the structure of the passage The structure of t... Read More »

Prayer: What Difference Does it Really Make?

SWBTS Chapel sermon called Prayer: What Difference Does it Really Make? by Dr. Steve Gaines. Read More »

Jonah Sermon Starter

Dr. Matthew McKellar, Associate Professor of Preaching at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, continues the Sermon Starter series with the book of Jonah. Read More »

Preaching Christ from Ruth

Dr. Steven Smith’s Preaching Christ from Ruth lecture at the 2016 Advanced Expository Preaching Workshop – Preaching the Book of Ruth. Read More »

Preaching Ruth 4

Dr. Kyle Walker’s Preaching Ruth 4 lecture at the 2016 Advanced Expository Preaching Workshop – Preaching the Book of Ruth. Read More »

Preaching Ruth 3

Dr. Vern Charette’s Preaching Ruth 3 lecture at the 2016 Advanced Expository Preaching Workshop – Preaching the Book of Ruth. Read More »

Preaching Ruth 2

Dr. Matthew McKellar’s Preaching Ruth 2 lecture at the 2016 Advanced Expository Preaching Workshop – Preaching the Book of Ruth. Read More »

Preaching Ruth 1

Dr. Barry McCarty’s Preaching Ruth 1 lecture at the 2016 Advanced Expository Preaching Workshop – Preaching the Book of Ruth. Read More »

Overview of the Book of Ruth

Dr. David Allen’s Overview of the Book of Ruth lecture at the 2016 Advanced Expository Preaching Workshop – Preaching the Book of Ruth. Read More »

Preaching Old Testament Narratives

Isn’t she someone else’s wife? David ignores the question of his servant and sleeps with her anyway. She’s pregnant. David ignores the opportunity to come clean and orders her husband to be killed. The stealth of deception is absolutely shocking. Cold, s... Read More »