Here's my general layout
Thesis: God knows your flaws and uses you anyway.
1st Movement: God knows that you’re cynical
2nd Movement: God knows that you’re small
3rd Movement: God knows that you’re afraid
I don’t know the Bible as well as I should. College Bible classes helped to rectify some of that, but I still felt scripturally inadequate when I came to seminary. I can’t give you a verse for every life situation, I usually only have a general idea about where you can find the important Bible stories and before my first semester at Truett, the only Old Testament stories that I really knew where the ones that get made into veggie tales movies. I didn’t love the Old Testament. If I’m going to be honest, I didn’t really love the Bible. It seemed….overly idealistic. And then I took Scriptures 1 with Dr. Ngan in the fall of 2006. We started in Genesis and ended in Kings and I came face to face with stories and characters I’d never even known about. Dr. Ngan was right when she told us that she “loved the Old Testament. It’s full of sex and violence.” If you don’t believe me, I can give you some reading assignments later. That class helped me to fall in love again with the Old Testament and even the Bible. Why? Am I just another product of a youth culture that glories in violent stories and over-sexed relationships? I don’t think so. I fell in love with the book again because I realized how honest it is. These people, these heroes of our Sunday school and