From Text to TalkContextConnecting to the GospelStructureText and FrameworkMelodic Line1 Peter 5:1-141 Peter 2:4-10From Study to SermonStructureContextConnecting to the GospelStaying on the LineMelodic Line2 Timothy 1:13-182 Timothy 4:9-202 Timothy 2:20 – 3:9Text and FrameworkPathway for PreparationMelodic Line
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
Everybody loves a good story. From the storybooks of our childhood to the latest blockbuster movie, a good story has the ability to create drama with words, capturing our attention and imagination. And Exodus is full of some of the most famous stories in the Bible.