Volume 1, Number 5
Making the Leap From Specific Law to Specific Gospel
How does one make the transition form preaching specific law to specific gospel? … Let me offer three (obviously very condensed) samples of how it might be done.
Illustrating Your Sermon
Well chosen illustrations can serve several useful functions in your sermon … They increase the popular appeal of the sermon, making a dry discourse become alive … The skilled homiletician will then turn to the right side of his brain for ways to illustrate the thoughts of the sermon outline, to turn them into images.
Reading Scripture Out Loud
The reader simply must help the hearer separate the mass of words into meaningful units of thought … As you listen to a tape of your reading, ask yourself: “What more can I do to make this reading more intelligible to my hearers?”