Monthly Archives: February 2016

Improving My Preaching (4)

Interaction with the NIV Application Commentary (Completing 4 of 25 hours of Prep) In his entry in the Application Commentary on Genesis 40, John H. Walton writes: Since two years separate the dreams of this chapter from Joseph’s elevation to … Continue reading

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Improving My Preaching (3)

Personal Reflections on Joseph in Jail (Genesis 40)  (Total time spent 3 hrs of 25) The prison is described in the Expanded Bible as a ’round house.’  It is then referred to in many translations as a house.  Was it the … Continue reading

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Improving My Preaching (Hour 1.2)

Personal Connection with Genesis 40 It’s hard to say how many hours I have spent in prep for my Genesis 40 sermon at the moment.  I didn’t open the text on the way in to work in the car, but … Continue reading

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Improving My Preaching

25 Hours of Prep:  End of the First Hour I have read Genesis 40 for about an hour.  As I have read it repeatedly I have been looking for key phrases and looking for what might be the Big Idea. … Continue reading

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Improving My Preaching

Improving My Preaching:  25 Hours of Prep Part 1 God has used circumstance to challenge my preparation for preaching.  Scott Chapman, our pastor at The Chapel said in a sermon that he usually spent 25 hours or so a week … Continue reading

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Romans 12: 1,2 Transformed by the Renewing of the Mind

I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. 2 Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of … Continue reading

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Romans 11:25-36 Dispensational Realities

 Lest you be wise in your own sight, I do not want you to be unaware of this mystery, brothers: a partial hardening has come upon Israel,until the fullness of the Gentiles has come in. 26 And in this way all Israel … Continue reading

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