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#027: Study Tools for Biblical Preaching [PODCAST] | H.B. Charles Jr.

This is episode #27 of The On Preaching Podcast, the podcast dedicated to helping you preach faithfully, clearly, and better.

In this episode, we will discuss study tools for biblical preaching. For effective sermon preparation, you should schedule at time to study, select a place to study, and gather your tools for study. What tools do you need for biblical preaching?

Books and laptop

Here are 14 categories of study tools you need for effective Bible study and sermon preparation…

  1. A Personal, Study Bible
  2. Bible Translations
  3. Study Bibles
  4. Cross-References
  5. Concordances
  6. Context & Background
  7. Dictionary & Encyclopedias
  8. Bible Introductions
  9. Bible Doctrine
  10. Commentaries
  11. Bible Software Programs
  12. Websites
  13. Study Tools
  14. Bible Study Methods


What do you think? What categories of resources would you add? What books or tools under these categories would you recommend? 



I hope to see you October 27-29 at the 2015 Expositors Summit at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky.


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