IBP Final Sermon Project Use the same assigned passage that you considered for your first sermon assignment. Compose the final sermon assignment according to your reading in Invitation to Biblical Preaching and these instructions. Write this assignment out in full sentences. Be careful to answer each question asked or supply each section called for in these instructions. Cite all sources used (e.g. for illustrations) in proper Turabian format. Use a title page for this assignment that gives the Assignment Title, your Name, the Course Name, the Semester, and the biblical passage on which your lesson is based. 1. State your target audience (the people you expect to [or you would like to] hear this sermon. 2. State whether you are using the Inductive or Deductive sermon pattern. 3. State the Take-Home Truth for your sermon and where it will appear in your sermon. 4. State the contemporary relevancy of your sermon and where it will appear in your sermon. 5. Developmental Questions. At least one answer is given for each of the developmental questions for each point of the Truth Outline. Answers should be stated clearly and cogently to the truth outline. Answers should show engagement with the truth of the passage. 6. Introduction. Write the introduction out fully. Engage the listener’s interest. Set the stage biblically for the sermon, appropriately to the target audience. Summarize or synthesize the biblical passage for your audience. Preview the major ideas of your sermon outline. 7. Sermon Outline (this is not the same as the passage outline or the truth outline). The major and minor points are clearly stated, show the flow of thought you want your listeners to follow, and are clearly developed from the Truth Outline. Illustrations should be given for each main point in the sermon and must be written out fully and must also explain what the illustration should help your listener understand. The Sermon Form of the take-home truth should be fully and clearly stated, and its place in the sermon order should be clearly indicated in the sermon outline. The Contemporary Relevancy should be fully and clearly stated, and its place in the sermon order should be clearly indicated in the sermon outline. 8. Conclusion Write out your conclusion in full. Make the application of your sermon clear and explicit. Your application must encourage an active response by your listeners. 9. Written for the Ear and Shows Oral Clarity The sermon must be written for the ear and demonstrate oral clarity. The sermon should be free of awkward phrasing, grating or vague language, or alliteration that confuses the flow of the outline.