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Entering God's Drama

February 14, 2016 Speaker: Steven Sherman

Topic: General Verse: Genesis 1–2

Entering God's Drama
Steve Sherman, PhD  |  02.14.16


God’s Drama in 4 Acts

Act 1 : CREATION

The Universe/World
The Garden
The Imago Dei

Scriptures: Genesis 1-2; Proverbs 3:19; John 1:1-3; Acts 17:16-28; 1 Corinthians 8:6; Colossians 1:16-17; Revelation 4:11

Act 2: FALL

The Temptation
The Choice
The Consequences

Scriptures: Genesis 3; 4:1-16; 6-9; Ecclesiastes 1-12; Romans 3:9-23; 5:12-14, 2 Corinthians 4:4

Act 3: REDEMPTION

Covenants
Israel
Messiah
Sacrifice
Resurrection
Spirit

Scriptures: Genesis 12:1-3; Exodus 19-20; 2 Samuel 7; Nehemiah 9:7-8; Jeremiah 31; Matthew 26:26-29; Mark 1:15; John 3:16-17; Romans 5:12-21; I Corinthians 15; Colossians 2:13b-15

Act 4 : NEW CREATION

Parousia
Judgment
Renewal
The City

Scripture: Romans 6:5-9; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-5:11; 2 Peter 3:8-13; Revelation 21-22


Questions for Reflection

1. Does your story connect with God’s Story?

2. Have any of these Acts of God’s Drama been missing from or misunderstood in your life? If so, how did today’s message help in discovering or recovering this Act?