You Will Be My Witnesses
Table of Contents
Jesus promises power.
Every story can be broken down into a few parts. The setting, where the story takes place and why it might be important. The characters and their emotions and thoughts invested in the story. A tension that needs resolved. A resolution that brings us through the tension, and a through line (aka main idea) that carries the story through from beginning to end.
The Through Line
Why has this story endured?
What is true for them then that is still true for us today?
How does this story help us love God?
How does this story help us love others?
- Narrative Lectionary Commentary