Colin Adams writes:
I do believe in preaching. But I also believe – with equal ferocity – in the importance of hearing God’s Word. Ideally, a sermon should be listened to with rapt attention and deep affection. In its wake, the sermon should evoke both faith and action in the life of the believer.
Yet often we achieve less than this ideal. Sermons can be ‘water off’ the Christian’s proverbial ‘back.’
So how can we make more of the sermons we hear? Let me offer ten recommendations to help us squeeze the juice out of the sermon.