Preparing to preach (or teach) a text requires thoughtful application.
I am the chief sinner of “winging it” in application because I spent too much time “preparing and studying the text” and not enough time on “application.” If we stop short of meaningful application and only convey information in an organized fashion, we haven’t done our job.
The Difference Between Confession & Repentance
Aren’t confession and repentance the same thing? I think not. The clear distinction between confession and repentance can bring life to application and illustration.… Continue Reading