Certain words and phrases can dilute our sermons and hinder our messages. We should actively seek to eliminate these distracting expressions from our sermons.
Want to know the key passages where Paul discusses justification or his advice on dealing with governmental authorities or food offered to idols?
If you are looking for a summer read, I have a recommendation, Saying It Well by chuck Swindoll.
Sermons should be devoted to expounding scripture, not commenting on current events
The preacher must resist the natural urge to rely on their own strength, wisdom, creativity, and charisma. Instead, the preacher must recognize the inherent power available in God’s Word.
In the spirit of Jeff Foxworthy’s “You Might Be a Redneck…” routine, I offer this comedic tool to evaluate your preaching. Your sermon might be struggling, if…
“. . . it is better to have a dry eyed listener who leaves with a firm grasp of biblical truth than a snot slinging, Kleenex crushing, heart-warmed person who cannot even remember what passage you preached.”