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Sermon Tone Analysis

Overall tone of the sermon

This automated analysis scores the text on the likely presence of emotional, language, and social tones. There are no right or wrong scores; this is just an indication of tones readers or listeners may pick up from the text.
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Anger
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Disgust
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Fear
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Joy
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Sadness
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Language Tone
Analytical
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Confident
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Tentative
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Social Tone
Openness
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Conscientiousness
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Extraversion
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Agreeableness
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Emotional Range
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Anger
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INTRO
Real wrestling match
WWF / WWE
2 of same weight class
Points / Pin to win
7 minutes / 3 periods
exhausting
Illustration of need addressed.
Connect illustration to present day hearers.
Transition = Show this need or similar issue was also the question behind the biblical text.
Wrestling with God!
Clearly state the theme of the text/sermon.
Jacob
Israel
Us
obedience
failing
Title & Text
Striving With God
Theme
We all strive with God.
Pray
S.T.A.R.T.
Solemnly praise and recognize the greatness of our God and Savior connected to the Biblical text being preached
No one can contend with you
Touch upon the subject of corporate sin and confess any shortcomings the body has committed related to the Biblical text to be preached
Forgive us for trying to / not submitting
Ask God to help the body/local church to hear and apply the truths of the Biblical text to be preached
Clarity
speaker
text
Application
corporately
individually
Review and remind the audience of the key related passages to the Biblical text being preached
Jacob - = You will not allow independent, self-sufficient people to enter Your kingdom but only those who fully rely on You!
Transition to the opening of the sermon and the Biblical text to be preached
Speak to us today Oh LORD
THE SERMON BODY
How Do People Strive With God?
Against
Jacob tried this...
i [we] have done this…
the wicked continue to do it...
With
Why The Wicked Strive With God
Jacob changed to this...
guilt
i [we] seek to do this...
the righteous continue this...
Ways the Wicked Strive Against God
Resisting the Holy Spirit
Arguing against Him
Rom 9.20
Through unbelief
Attacking His people
Why the Wicked Strive Against God
Guilt
the outcome
defeat
Is
destruction
-26
Jacob Strove Against & With God
Gen 32.22-
22 - 24a
Night / Alone / Inside - Outside
Leaving Canaan - Bethel / Returning to Canaan - Peniel
24b
“And a man wrestled with him until the breaking of the day.”
And a man wrestled with him until the breaking of the day.
The Holy Bible: English Standard Version (Wheaton: Standard Bible Society, 2016), .
A MAN -
WRESTLED -
WITH -
SUNRISE -
GEN 32.
25-26
DID NOT PREVAIL -
TOUCHED -
PUT OUT OF JOINT -
BLESS ME -
GEN 32.27
27
YOUR NAME? -
JACOB -
28 - climax
JACOB / ISRAEL -
Israel -
GOD & MEN & PREVAILED -
29
YOUR NAME? -
WHY ASK? -
Blessing -
Gen 32.30-31
30-31
PENIEL -
LIFE DELIVERED -
LIMPING -
2 Ways the Righteous Strive With God
Obedience
Lk
Prayer
Why do the Righteous Strive With God?
Understanding / Obedience
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