#155 | Key Questions for Proper Interpretation [PODCAST]

  • Home
  • Resources
  • Podcast
  • #155 | Key Questions for Proper Interpretation [PODCAST]
  • Welcome to The On Preaching Podcast, the podcast, dedicated to helping you preach faithfully, clearly, and better?

    In this episode, H.B. discusses how to ask the right questions to properly interpret your sermon text.

    Proper interpretation is the foundation of biblical preaching. It should be preceded by careful observations of the sermon text. As you seek to understand the meaning of the text, it is important to ask the right questions. You must ask the right questions to get the right answers.

    What are the key questions for proper interpretation?

    1. What is the book about? 
    2. What is the literary genre? 
    3. What are the word meanings? 
    4. What is the literal reading? 
    5. What is the immediate context? 
    6. What is the grammatical structure? 
    7. What is his historical background? 
    8. What is the primary theme? 
    9. What is the authorial intent? 
    10. What is the analogy of faith? 
    11. What is the gospel focus? 


    Registration for Cutting It Straight 2024 is Now Open. Click Here to Register.

    For HBC2 Sermons, Cutting It Straight Conference Messages, and videos on preaching, subscribe to our YouTube Page.

    H.B. Charles Jr.

    Pastor-Teacher at the Shiloh Metropolitan Baptist Church of Jacksonville and Orange Park, Florida.