Volume 5, Number 3
Our desire to get quickly and heavily to application, perhaps at the expense of appropriation, reveals in part how the opinio legis works.
Good preaching always includes specific law and gospel, as well as relevant applications and encouragements. Here are a few suggestions to consider as the preacher thinks about preaching on festivals.
Finish the Thought
Leading the listener right up to the well without giving him a drink is a common pitfall in writing sermons, particularly for young homileticians.
A Preacher’s Look Ahead
The close of the Epiphany season, the journey of Lent, and the joy of Easter, some suggestions as you plan worship in the next months.