Struggling for sermon ideas...

What to do when you seem to be struggling for sermon ideas? I seem to be going through a "dry" season in which it is difficult to get a handle on what God would have me to preach.

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Struggling for messages
by: Anonymous

Are you teaching topical? Verse by verse?

I do a hybrid. I take a segment, could be 4 verses could be twenty. Then I look and see if there is a theme. I take the over arching theme and develop a working outline.

Then I get into each word within my text. I use E-Sword, TDNT, TWOT and a couple of other resources. Usually I find one word that just bears so much power in it.

If you are going topical, I would pray and ask God to help you do a study through a book. You may spend a few months to several years on a single book depending on what you find.

sermon idea
by: Anonymous

when you say you run out of idea which mean you are the one strugling for the sermon allow the holy spirit to direct you and give idea God siad the holy spirit will teach us and direct on what to do hean on him and he wii direct you and you will not need to strugle for sermon any more.

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by: Beatrice

You could try faithwriters.com where I have personally posted over 150 sermons.

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