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Metaphors Install

“A lecture may connect a teacher’s notebook with a student’s notebook, but a sermon must connect God’s mind and heart with the mind and heart of the listener. It’s when we penetrate the imagination with metaphors that we assist the listener in ‘putting things together’” (Wiersbe, Preaching and Teaching with Imagination, p. 80).

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Well, Yeah, There’s That

“One great reason why many ministers find expository preaching difficult is, that they have not been sufficiently accustomed to study the Bible” (Broadus, Preparation and Delivery, p. 308).

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And It Should Be . . .

“But unity in an expository discourse is by many preachers never aimed at” (Broadus, Preparation and Delivery, p. 304).

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With Some Passages as Cities of Refuge

[Expository preaching misunderstood] ” . . . as some quaint old preacher expressed it, if he is ‘persecuted in one verse, he can flee to another’” (Broadus, Preparation and Delivery, p. 301).

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That’s a Link Right There

“God’s creation is a theater and the human mind is a picture gallery, and we link the two by using words” (Wiersbe, Preaching and Teaching With Imagination, p. 41).

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Don’t Preach Purple Unless It Is

“And whatever the subject might require, let a man not speak in an emotional manner unless he really feels it” (Broadus, Preparation and Delivery, p. 284).

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Let Out the Clutch

“Whatever truth a sermon may present to the mind, it should not end without aiming to bring about some practical result, some corresponding determination of the will, state of the affections, or course of action” (Broadus, Preparation and Delivery, p. 280).

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With Food

“The imagination of every man and woman has an appetite and must be fed” (Wiersbe, Preaching and Teaching With Imagination, p. 31).

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