Genesis 2 Ideas

generator 2

GENERATING IDEAS

Classical Speech Theorist developed the concept of “topoi.” The “topoi” were “mind-generators.” The concept of “topoi” is abstract at first, but as you understand it, it takes on a role of great usefulness for all those who engage in public speaking!

When this classical concept is applied to “Pulpit Speech”, one use is a method to brainstorm, or to “generate” ideas for approaching a particular chapter or passage of Scripture.

We had five pastors on staff, and we had the advantage of being able to “pick each others’ brains” for ideas. However, if you are the sole pastor in a local church setting, you may find some of these lists – on every chapter in the Bible – beneficial. As you read through the list you will find your mind thinking, generating . . .

As you read through the list you will find your mind thinking, generating . . .

  • directions you could go•
  • what you could focus on•
  • different approaches to the passage•
  • a wording that works•
  • a BigIdea•
  • changing or adjusting words•
  • a subpoint•
  • a “sticky” idea worth repeating and restating•
  • an illustration•
  • an introduction•
  • an interesting thought•
  • a way of seeing the chapter you had not thought of before•
  • an idea to research which could help with an introduction or illustration •
  • a metaphor to build on•
  • a conclusion•

These included below have been gathered from all different places. Its purpose is to help kick off, brainstorm, or “generate” ideas on Genesis 2.

================================================

Genesis 2 

  • The Family Defined By Its Designer
  • It Wasn’t The Apple In The Tree – It Was The Pair On The Ground
  • Have We Met Before?
  • The Family According To . . .
  • Is There A Manual That Comes Along With This?
  • Loneliness
  • A Garden Wedding
  • 1 + 1 + 1 = One
  • What If . . . .
  • A Partner: Unlike Anything Else In Creation
  • The First Family / The First Lady
  • Mother’s Day
  • Aloneness
  • Gardens
  • The Problem Can’t Be Environmental
  • The Majesty of Man
  • The First Commandment Ever Spoken
  • Pretty Woman
  • Different By Design
  • Construction Ahead
  • Men Are From ______, And Women Are From ______
  • In Defense Of Marriage
  • Dating For Dummies
  • Family Ties
  • It Worked When I Put It Together
  • Meet Your Helpmeet
  • Different By Design
  • The First Family’s Brand New Residence
  • That’s An Original Idea
  • Original or Alternate Lifestyle
  • Fellow Laborers
  • Headship & Partnership
  • “Original Intent”
  • The Purpose Driven Marriage
  • A Marriage Made In Paradise
  • Marriage Is Like A Garden
  • Boys Protect Girls
  • Let’s Do Some Fact Checking
  • Definitions
  • The Ultimate Woman
  • If We Live In A Perfect World
  • God’s Point Man
  • Consult With The Architect
  • Blueprints Matter
  • I Hope They Hit It Off
  • Marriage/Family: Bedrock
  • Two Trees Were Really Two Roads
  • Trouble in Paradise
  • Home Improvement
  • Marriage: Who Decides What It Is?
  • Built To Last: Ram Tough
  • Here Comes The Bride
  • Bless To Mess
  • When Adam Met Eve
  • Sacred: Sex Is Not Just A Three Letter Word
  • Interpreting Scripture: The Devil’s Version
  • A World Without the Sabbath / Rest
  • Like Father Like Son
  • Labor Day
  • Nothing But The Absolute Best
  • It’s Handmade
  • Bonding
  • Marriage 101
  • It’s A Man’s World
  • What Did He Say?
  • I Know Just The Girl For You
  • Extreme Makeover
  • I’m Innocent
  • Gardener Wanted, No Experience Needed
  • Resident Inn
  • That’s How We’re Wired
  • A Blind Date
  • This Is The “Couples Edition”
  • The Height Of Creation
  • You’re More Important Than The Whole Universe
  • Don’t Waste YOUR Breath
  • I’m Splitting
  • Our First Home
  • Then I Woke Up & It Wasn’t A Dream
  • Beyond My Wildest Dreams
  • When I Woke Up . . .
  • It Wasn’t Our Intention To . . .
  • Your Choice
  • Paradise Lost
  • Masterpiece
  • The First Nap
  • Blueprint
  • Hi Ho, Hi Ho, It’s Off To Work We Go
  • Priceless
  • I Speak, Therefore You Are (I Think Therefore I Am)
  • Talking To The Animals
  • Changing The Rules
  • Just Rest
  • Marriage Defined & Designed
  • How Firm A Foundation
  • Marriage Matters
  • Time To Cut The Apron Strings
  • The Prelude To Temptation
  • Sample Wedding Vows
  • The Descent Of Man
  • The Rise & Fall Of . . . .
  • Wedding Preparations
  • Making Marriage Work
  • Dwell According To Knowledge
  • This Is Rather An Intimate Setting
  • It’s Just A Piece Of Paper
  • The Goodness of Work
  • Eden To The New Jerusalem / Eternity
  • A Marriage Made In Heaven
  • Adamic Administration
  • Satan’s Methodology / Modus Operandi
  • Book Titles: East In Eden, The Good Earth, A River Runs Through, Fatal Attraction, Paradise Lost, The God Who Is There
  • God’s Defines The Family
  • Potential
  • Consequences
  • Where Are You?
  • What Is This That You Have Done?
  • Life Is Hard.
  • Relationships Designed By God
  • Perfect Wedding
  • Now Be A Leader
  • Different By Design
  • The Master Plan
  • Trouble In Paradise
  • Secular Work Is Full-Time Service
  • Equal, But Different
  • The Trinity: Equal But Different In Function
  • First Wedding Ceremony
  • Wired
  • Biblical Dating
  • Just IMAGE-ine
  • God’s Evaluation / The Value of Life
  • It All Started Out So Well
  • Divine Dirt
  • God’s Prototype / Model
  • Body By God
  • We Are On Life Support
  • A Purpose Driven Life
  • State Of The Union
  • It’s Maintenance Free
  • The Creation Of Venus & Mars
  • Feminism
  • You Look Like Your Dad
  • A Family Resemblance
  • A Soul Mate: I’ve Got Your Back
  • God Don’t Make No Junk
  • Relation By Creation
  • Reasons For Marriage
  • Taking Nothing & Making Something: That’s His Speciality
  • Caring For or Worshipping Creation
  • Who Does God Say You Are?
  • Living Together
  • Hello “Mate”
  • Where Did You First Meet?
  • Naked & Not Ashamed
  • A World Without A Sabbath
  • Created To Relate
  • Created To Rule
  • Out Of His Side, A Bride
  • The Original Plan: Intimacy Not Isolation
  • There Was A Blueprint For This
  • Everybody Needs Somebody
  • The Adam Family
  • 2=1
  • 1+1=1
  • SIRI: About Marriage
  • Sex Ed
  • A Question For Atheists
  • Adam: Is He For Real
  • The Foundation Of The Home
  • Earth’s Dust, God’s Breath
  • God’s Built-In Sprinkler System – mist
  • The Christian Sabbath
  • It’s His Day, Not Yours
  • Take A Break
  • God Rest Your Soul
  • Give Me A Rest
  • No Rest For The Wicked
  • Put It To Rest
  • Gardener Wanted
  • The Human Spirit
  • Rest Assured
  • Come To A Rest
  • Will God Punish Sin?
  • Rest Up

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.