Staying on the LineJohn 2:1-12John 21:15-25From Text to TalkStructureText and FrameworkConnecting to the GospelMelodic LineContextAmos 9:11-15Amos 5:18-27StructureMelodic LineConnecting to the GospelText and FrameworkStaying on the LineContextActs 18:24-28Acts 28:17-31Acts 4:23-31
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