Why I Read My Text 10 Times before Preaching

October 19, 2023

Why I Read My Text 10 Times before Preaching

To preach is to explain the Scripture and apply it to the life of the hearer. Paul Emerson calls those preaching to study, to pray, and to present the results simply so Scripture can speak to the listener. Paul gives guidance on Bible study and Greek and Hebrew that are useful to anyone, preacher or not.

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Episode Guest Info

Paul Emerson

Paul Emerson is a long-term pastor who also serves in publishing and education. He helped start a number of Christian Schools. Paul teaches at Elnora Bible Institute, works as a biblical counselor, and edits the Sword and Trumpet magazine. He and is wife Gail reside in southern Indiana.

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Episode Host

Marlin Sommers

Marlin and Meredith live with their five precious children in southeast Tennessee. Marlin has been trained in philosophy and carpentry, and enjoys pushing into other areas, such as mechanics and biblical Greek. Marlin works at Kingdom Channels and Anabaptist Perspectives in finance, communications, and other roles that are harder to describe. He is slowly endeavoring to put his public brain on his website marlin.work.

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