Step 2 – Structure and Summarize The Text

Step 2 – Structure and Summarize The Text

Step 2 Structuring and Summarizing The Text Step #2 in the 7 steps on how to prepare a sermon, is to Structure the Text, or using the analogy of a human body, Outline the “bones” of the text. In this step, you are trying to figure out how the text has been put...
Step 1 – Study The Text

Step 1 – Study The Text

Step 1 Study the Text (The “flesh”) Throughout this tutorial, we are going to use Ephesians 2:1-3 (ESV) as the example text. It reads: And you were dead in the trespasses and sins 2 in which you once walked, following the course of this world, following...
How To Prepare A Sermon in 7 Simple Steps

How To Prepare A Sermon in 7 Simple Steps

7 Steps For Sermon Preparation For a lot of people, pastors and laypeople alike, preaching  a sermon is terrifying business.  Many sermons are prepared in this way: The preacher decides what he wants to say The preacher then looks for texts that support what he wants...