The Nuts and Bolts of Sermon Preparation: Exegeting the Text

Screen Shot 2013-04-22 at 9.02.57 AMSo, our convictions are settled and our text has been selected. Now what?

I need to reiterate that this is what I do; you need to decided if you think doing the same things or something similar will help you engage in your preparation.

My next step is to read through the entire book from whence my text is taken several times, and I do it in one sitting. As I do this, there is a single question burning in my mind: “What is the author’s purpose in writing this book?”

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