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Summary: To show that GOD had already blessed and multiplied us.

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I. EXORDIUM:

Did you received blessings and multiplication from GOD last year?

II. AUDIENCE PROFILE:

Believers

III. OBJECTIVES:

To show that GOD had already blessed and multiplied us.

IV. TEXT:

Hebrews 6:14 (Amplified Bible)

6:14 Saying, Blessing I certainly will bless you and multiplying I will multiply you.

Parallel verses:

Genesis 22:16-17 (Amplified Bible)

22:16 And said, I have sworn by Myself, says the Lord, that since you have done this and have not withheld [from Me] or begrudged [giving Me] your son, your only son,

22:17 In blessing I will bless you and in multiplying I will multiply your descendants like the stars of the heavens and like the sand on the seashore. And your Seed (Heir) will possess the gate of His enemies,

V. THESIS:

I am blessed and increased by GOD. What I am now is a result of GOD's Blessings and GOD's Multiplication for me.

VI. TITLE:

Blessing And Multiplication

VII. EXPLICATION:

A. Date of writing: Before AD. 70

B. Style of writing: Best Greek style

C. Authorship: Not specific, but generally attributed to Apostle Paul. Can be also ascribed to Barnabas, Luke, Apollos

D. Audience: Hebrew Christians

E. Theme: Christ is superior to the prophets; Christ is superior to angels—J. Vernon McGee's Thru The Bible

F. Purpose: The chief doctrinal purpose of the writer was to show the transcendent glory of the Christian dispensation, as compared with that of the Old Testament.—Thompson Chain - Bible Book Outlines

G. Keyword: better

VIII. MAIN BODY:

A. We have sure blessings from GOD

"Saying, Blessing I certainly will bless you"

Blessings came from the Hebrew word: "eulogeo" means:

1. to speak well of

2. to bless (thank or invoke a benediction upon, prosper)

What are blessed in the Bible?

1. GOD's called out ones

1 Peter 3:9 (Amplified Bible)

3:9 Never return evil for evil or insult for insult (scolding, tongue-lashing, berating), but on the contrary blessing [praying for their welfare, happiness, and protection, and truly pitying and loving them]. For know that to this you have been called, that you may yourselves inherit a blessing [from God—that you may obtain a blessing as heirs, bringing welfare and happiness and protection].

2. GOD

James 3:9 (Amplified Bible)

3:9 With it we bless the Lord and Father, and with it we curse men who were made in God’s likeness!

3. Those who possessed GOD's Promises

Hebrews 7:6 (Amplified Bible)

7:6 But this person who has not their Levitical ancestry received tithes from Abraham [himself] and blessed him who possessed the promises [of God].

4. Those who have faith

Galatians 3:9 (Amplified Bible)

3:9 So then, those who are people of faith are blessed and made happy and favored by God [as partners in fellowship] with the believing and trusting Abraham.

5. The blood of CHRIST, the cup of blessing in the Holy Communion

1 Corinthians 10:16 (Amplified Bible)

10:16 The cup of blessing [of wine at the Lord’s Supper] upon which we ask [God’s] blessing, does it not mean [that in drinking it] we participate in and share a fellowship (a communion) in the blood of Christ (the Messiah)? The bread which we break, does it not mean [that in eating it] we participate in and share a fellowship (a communion) in the body of Christ?


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