Preachers’ Talk Episode 46: On Historical ContextApplicationStructureContextConnecting to the GospelArrangementPathway for PreparationMelodic LineEphesians 2:1-10Ephesians 6:10-24Ephesians 4:17-32Pathway for PreparationContextConnecting to the GospelArgumentStructureMelodic LineRomans 9:30-10:21Romans 1:1-7Romans 15:14-33
Letters are the most prevalent literary form in the New Testament. This genre makes up at least 20 of the 27 New Testament books. Given their prominence, it is not surprising that preaching from the Epistles is a regular part of many churches’ pulpit ministries. In order to preach the Epistles well, it is essential that we have an understanding of the genre and its unique literary conventions and structures.
1ContextRobert S. Kinney
3The Rhetorical Structure of 2 TimothyRobert S. Kinney