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How Sermons Work

How Sermons Work

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Author David Murray ISBN 9780852347485 Pages 160 Have you ever listened to a sermon and wondered, ‘How do they do that?’It’s a good question. How do pastors get from the basic nuts and bolts of a few Bible verses to the delivery of a full sermon? Some people seem to think that pastors ‘receive’ their messages direct from God. They imagine some...


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How to Evaluate Sermons
9780852347782
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Thus, there is a need for the preacher to evaluate his sermons, reminding the reader that C.H. Spurgeon told his own students to leave off altogether if they ever think they can preach as well as they should. In this little booklet, based on 1 Corinthians 3:5-15, Dr Beeke suggests five questions that the preacher should ask himself about this preaching. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eDid I preach as God's servant? Did I preach to build God's church? Did I preach Christ as the only foundation? Did I build my sermons with the precious materials of Reformed experiential preaching? Did I preach for the Master's reward? 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How to Evaluate Sermons

How to Evaluate Sermons

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Author Joel R Beeke ISBN 9780852347782 Pages 48 Joel Beeke says that preachers are like spiritual athletes with a need to develop their skills. Thus, there is a need for the preacher to evaluate his sermons, reminding the reader that C.H. Spurgeon told his own students to leave off altogether if they ever think they can preach as well as th...


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