Pastor’s Sunday School Class Outline – LUKE 3 – THE MINISTRY of JOHN the BAPTIST


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SERIES: THE GOSPEL of LUKE – JESUS' AUTOBIOGRAPHY
SCRIPTURE: LUKE 3
SUBJECT: THE MINISTRY of JOHN the BAPTIST
STUDY: NUMBER THREE

INTRODUCTION:

Jesus is now 30 years of age, (Luke 3:23) the time for His mission to begin has arrived, but before it can the prophesied ministry of His forerunner, preparing the way for His coming, must first take place.

As we have seen in our previous studies, John the Baptist has been confirmed as the forerunner of Christ, so now the time for his ministry as Jesus’ forerunner has also arrived. Luke 3 gives us the record of the Ministry of John the Baptist as he prepares the way for the coming of the lord.

I.  THE BEGINNING of JOHN’S MINISTRY  [Luke 3:1-20]

A. The Period [Luke 3:1,2]

     1. Politically   [3:1]
     2. Spiritually [3:2]

B.  The Place  [3:2,4]

      1. The topography – wilderness – [3:2]
      2. The typology

C.  The Preaching  [Luke 3:3; 7-14]

      1. Repentance [3:3]
      2. Remission   [3:3]
      3. Reality [3:8,10-14]
      4. Retribution [3:9]

D.  The Prophecy  [3:4-6]

E.  The Perplexity [3:15,16]

      1. The cause [3:15]
      2. The correction [3:16,17]

          a. John’s baptism [3:16]
          b. Jesus’ baptism [3:17]

F.  The Persecution  [Luke 3:19,20]

      1. The reproving   [3:19]
      2. The retribution [3:20]

 

II. THE BAPTISM of JOHN’S MINISTRY  [Luke 3:3; 21-38]

A.  The People of Christ [3;3]

B.  The Person of Christ [3:21]

C.  The Praying of Christ [3:21]

D.  The Proof of Christ [3:22; John 1:33; 3:23-38]

      1. The Holy Ghost [3:22]
      2. The Holy Genealogy [3:23-38]

E.  The Preparing of Christ [3:22,23]

      1. The anointing [3:22]
      2. The age [3:23]

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About Jack Woodard

I am a Baptist Pastor. [Calling the Church to Revival and Sinners to Salvation for 37 Years]
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