A Discussion About Preaching 论讲道
As we begin this course on Christian preaching, we will do some thinking and sharing about the matter of preaching. Please take a few minutes to personally think about and answer the following questions. After our personal work on these questions, we will take time to discuss our answers.
What is a “Christian sermon”?
If you are a preacher, what are your reasons for being willing and interested in proclaiming God’s Word to others?
What are some of the things that you want God to accomplish for your hearers through your preaching of His Word? （List at least 5 different goals）
Explain the roles that the biblical doctrines of Law and Gospel play in your preaching.
a. The Law 律法
b. The Gospel 福音
What are the 3 most important factors you use to determine whether a sermon you listen to or preach is helpful or useful for the people who hear it?
Briefly describe the best sermon that you ever heard someone preach and explain what made it effective and meaningful for you.
What are the steps （in order） that you normally take or would take to prepare and then deliver a sermon?
In your opinion, what is the hardest part of preparing a sermon to be preached?
In your opinion, what is the hardest part of preaching a sermon that you have prepared?