Lecture 9 – Consecutive Expository pt 2

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2- Intermediate disciplines

(a) Reduce the materials to their natural divisions.

D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones, Preaching and Preachers, (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1972), pp. 206-208.

John W. Etter, The Preacher and His Sermon, (Dayton, OH: United Brethren Publishing House, 1883), p. 330.

(b) Wisely arrange those divisions.

(c) Carefully word the divisions.

1) Wise, simple and, if possible, brief wording.

2) Parallel grammatical, construction

3) Don’t become a slave of alliteration

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3- Concluding disciplines

(a) Work in the illustrations.

(b) Work out the applications.

(c) Work on the transitions and recapitulations.

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c) Some concluding counsels and exhortations

1- Seek continually to expose your mind to a variety of viable models of expository preaching.

(a) In time-proven literature

(b) In God-owned contemporary ministries

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2- Continue to read literature on the subject of expository preaching.

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3- Consistently seek the evaluation of competent critics with respect to your efforts.

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4- Do not quit because of the rigors or failures of your efforts in expository preaching.

William M. Taylor, The Ministry of the Word, (Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1975), pp. 177-179.

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5- Never forget that many of the benefits of consecutive expository preaching are cumulative and long-range.

William M. Taylor, The Ministry of the Word, (Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1975), pp. 176-179.

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6- Do not make your consecutive expository sermon a “quotation factory” of the insights of others.

William M. Taylor, The Ministry of the Word, (Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1975), pp. 177-179.

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