The Story of the Bible: God's New World Paradise to Come

This outline is heavily (and shamelessly) based on The World We All Want by Tim Chester and Steve Timmis.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=85elN7GZOSQ

Overview:

  1. God Promises The New World Paradise

  2. We Spoiled God's Paradise

  3. We Can't Make our Place Paradise Again

  4. God Secured and Previewed The New World Paradise

  5. God Invites you to a preview of and reserved spot in The New World Paradise

Detailed outline:

  1. God Promises The New World Paradise

    1. The promise – Revelation 21:1–5; 22.1-6

    2. A glimpse of it in history – Mark 5:21–43; Mark 8:31–33

  2. We Spoiled God’s Paradise

    1. God created a good world – Genesis 1:1–5

    2. The garden – Genesis 2:8–17

    3. Humans rebelled - Genesis 3:1–7

    4. God had to and has to punish rebellion – Genesis 3:14–24

  3. We Can’t Make Our Home Paradise Again

    1. God promises a new good world – Genesis 12:1–7

    2. Reminder of the promise – Nehemiah 9:5–8

    3. God’s patience with rebellion – Nehemiah 9:9–31

    4. God’s people oppressed – Nehemiah 9:32–37

    5. God’s promise renewed – Ezekiel 36:22–38

  4. God secured and previewed The New World Paradise to Come

    1. Jesus dies for the rebellious to absorb God’s punishment – Mark 15:22–39

    2. Jesus rises from the dead and the New World is previewed and beginning – Mark 16:1–8

  5. God invites you to a preview of and reserved spot in the New World Paradise

    1. The community is commissioned – Acts 1:6–11

    2. How people enter this community – Acts 2:14–40

    3. How this community is to live life together – Acts 2:41–47