This page lists a number of resources that preachers may find helpful.
Preacher School by Paul W Martin
Part One – Preacher School Intro
Part Two – Read the Text, the Whole Text, and Nothing But the Text
Part Three – Have One Big Point
Part Four – Sermons Should be Interesting
Part Five – Outline the Passage
Part Six – Open the Windows! Thoughts on Illustrations
Part Seven – Opening and Closing the Door Thoughts On Introductions and Conclusions
Other Sermon Preparation Links
Bryan Chapell – 25 Lectures On Expository Preaching
Ed Clowney and Tim Keller – Preaching Christ In A Postmodern World
Wayne Grudem – Ten Tips For Biblical Interpretation
Josh Harris’ Preaching Notes Series: Tim Keller, Ray Ortlund Jr, CJ Mahaney, Mike Bullmore, Mark Dever.
Bible Gateway – Online bible in over 100 versions.
Bestcommentaries.com. Database of the best Bible commentaries. The best bible commentary is ranked by reviews from scholars, journals, and site users.
Dr Don Carson. Don’s recommended best buys for each NT book.
Keith Mathison’s list. Five recommended commentaries on every book of the bible.
Logos software. Excellent bible study software providing access to almost 10000 titles, including commentaries, dictionaries and original language texts
Robertson’s Word Pictures Of The New Testament – Excellent comments on the entire NT by AT Robertson.
Application grid – blank, example.
Thank you for making the time to share these resources. The link for the Application Grid is broken. Also, may I suggest the Merriam-Webster online dictionary? I ask because it includes a dictionary entry for children and one for English language learners. These often help simplify the use of a definition during Bible study.
Link to sermon application grid would appear to be: