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7 Key Concepts for Biblical Preaching

#1. IDENTIFY THE BIG IDEA from Haddon Robinson All sermons must have ONE idea. Preachers may say many things, but the sermon must communicate one thing. Every text when studied, therefore, must be reduced to one pregnant statement composed of a subject and a complement.

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What Is Expository Preaching?

Expository Preaching is a form of preaching that people talk about in books, at conferences, and online. But it’s become one of those things that’s often described but rarely defined. I’ll ask: What is the definition of expository preaching? What Is Expository Preaching? It’s important

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Expository Sermon Example

I recently posted a step-by-step guide on how to write an expository sermon. I thought it might be helpful to share a concrete example of what an expository sermon actually looks like for those who want to use the steps in the post. In his

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How to Write an Expository Sermon: A Step-by-Step Guide

Learning how to write an expository sermon is hard work. Thankfully, we live in a day with plenty of preaching resources that can point us in the right direction. In this post, I will walk you through step-by-step on the sermon writing process for an

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Questions to Ask Before You Preach Your Next Sermon

What questions do you ask during sermon prep? In his excellent book Expositional Preaching, David Helm provides a step-by-step guide on how to preach an expository sermon. I found the book quite helpful, and so did Matt Chandler who says that this is “the most

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