I. Introduction:

  • Presentation of the biblical character Naaman
  • The condition of leprosy that afflicted Naaman
  • Expectations for preaching
  • Biblical Reference:2 Kings 5:1 “Naaman, commander of the army of the king of Syria, was an important man in the eyes of his master and highly respected, because through him the Lord had given victory to Syria; he was a valiant man, but a leper.”

II. The quest for healing:

  • The recommendation of the Hebrew slave girl
  • Naaman’s Search for Healing
  • The encounter with the prophet Elisha
  • Biblical reference: 2 Kings 5:2-4 “Now, once, when the Syrians had gone out in troops, they took a girl captive from the country of Israel who was in the service of Naaman’s wife. She said to her mistress: Ah! I wish if my lord were with the prophet who is in Samaria! He would heal him of his leprosy. So Naaman went and told his lord, saying, Thus and thus said the girl, who is from the land of Israel.”

III. Naaman’s pride:

  • Naaman’s indignation at Elisha’s instructions
  • The importance of humility in the search for healing
  • The Confrontation of Pride with Faith in God
  • Biblical reference: 2 Kings 5:11-12 “Naaman was angry and went his way, saying, ‘Behold, I thought, ‘He will surely go out, he will stand up, he will call on the name of the Lord his God, he will wave his hand over the place, and will restore the leper. Are not Abana and Pharpar, rivers of Damascus, better than all the waters of Israel? Could I not wash in them and be clean? And he turned and went his way in indignation. “

IV. Naaman’s healing:

  • The Intervention of Naaman’s Servants
  • Naaman’s obedience to Elisha’s instructions
  • The miracle cure for leprosy
  • Biblical reference: 2 Kings 5:13-14 “Then his servants came to him and spoke to him and said, ‘My father, if the prophet told you something difficult, would you not do it? : Wash yourself and you will be clean? Then he went down and dipped in the Jordan seven times, according to the word of the man of God; and his flesh became like the flesh of a child, and he was clean.”

V. Naaman’s Gratitude:

  • Recognition of God’s work
  • The Transformation in Naaman’s Life
  • Confession of Faith in God
  • Biblical reference: 2 Kings 5:15 “Then he returned to the man of God, he and all his entourage, and he came and stood before him and said, ‘Behold, now I know that there is no God in all the earth, except in Israel: now therefore, I beseech thee, accept a gift from thy servant.”

SAW. Naaman’s lesson for us:

  • The importance of humility in the search for healing
  • Faith in God as a decisive factor for healing
  • Gratitude as an expression of recognition of God’s work
  • Biblical reference: Luke 17:19 “And he said to him, Arise and go; your faith has saved you.”

VII. Conclusion:

  • Recap of main points
  • Application for the Christian life
  • Invitation to surrender to God in the search for healing and salvation
  • Biblical Reference: James 5:16 “Confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous man accomplishes much.”

This outline can be used as the basis for a sermon on the theme “Naaman cured of leprosy”. The preacher can follow the structure of the outline, starting with an introduction that draws the listeners’ attention to the subject and presents the historical and biblical context in which the story takes place.

Then the preacher can explore the topics and subtopics, using examples and illustrations to make the message clearer and more engaging. It is important that the preacher makes reference to the biblical passages indicated in the outline, emphasizing the importance of the Scriptures for the understanding of the theme.

Throughout preaching, the preacher can use clear and accessible language to communicate with the audience, seeking to convey the message objectively and directly. It is also important for the preacher to maintain an adequate tone of voice, which conveys serenity, security and firmness in the message.

Finally, the preacher can conclude the sermon by recapitulating the main points and emphasizing the practical application of the theme to the Christian life. The preacher can encourage the audience to seek humility, faith in God and gratitude as a way to draw closer to God and obtain healing and salvation.