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Using Illustrations to Preach with Power [Paperback]

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Pages   206
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.5" Width: 5.52" Height: 0.56"
Weight:   0.55 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Apr 4, 2001
Publisher   Crossway Books/Good News
ISBN  1581342640  
EAN  9781581342642  

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Paul's vivid metaphor of the "armor of God" still speaks to us today. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "dream" transformed an entire nation. Using illustrations in your sermon furthers your congregation's understanding. Arguing that lively illustrations are vital to effective preaching, Chapell shows you how to choose, shape, and incorporate them into your sermons.

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If the apostle Paul had not punctuated his words with images of the armor of God or the racecourse, would we so easily remember his instruction? The march on Washington might have become nothing more than a ragged hike across a majestic mall if Martin Luther King, Jr. had not led us through a "dream" and onto a "mountaintop."

Such is the power of illustrations. They contain a hidden dynamic of living that captures our attention and furthers our understanding in a way that no other sermonic tool can match. Can they be overused and their purpose abused? Yes--and by many they are. But to eliminate them completely would be unwise, maintains Bryan Chapell.

Instead, he responds to those concerns by reviewing the theory behind illustrations, sharing why they're important, and demonstrating how you can use them effectively in your biblical preaching. This book clearly affirms that illustrations are integral to powerful preaching--not because they entertain but because they expand and deepen applications in the lives of your listeners. They infuse your words with life without comprising the message, making the truth of the Word ring clearly in people's hearts long after your sermon is done.

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Bryan Chapell is the senior pastor of Grace Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Peoria, Illinois. He is also the host of a daily half-hour radio Bible teaching program, Unlimited Grace, and the founder and chairman of Unlimited Grace Media ( Bryan previously served as the president of Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri, and is the author of a number of books, including Holiness by Grace.

Bryan Chapell currently resides in St. Louis, in the state of Missouri.

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Buy it, you'll like it  Aug 10, 2003
It is the author's purpose to demonstrate how illustrations can reach people with God's Word. Chapell warns against those who would criticize the use of illustrations because some preachers abuse them. God's Word remains predominate; effective illustrations, however, can often help people understand and apply the truth of God. Chapell first demonstrates the wider context of communication theory and then shows us how to develop and use illustrations.

Chapell demonstrates how effective illustrations can revitalize traditional preaching forms, thus negating the current emphasis on narrative and drama as a replacement for the sermon. His observations that intellectualism alone cannot move the human heart is a message every pastor needs to hear and understand. It is interesting to note that Chapell obverses that our preaching is more influenced by Plato than it is by Jesus, the use of illustrations is a biblical practice.

This is an excellent book at helped me in finding, preparing and using illustrations. In just reading this book and applying its principles to my preaching, the response from my congregation was evident. They liked what they heard.


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