his is episode #024 of The On Preaching Podcast, the podcast dedicated to helping you preach faithfully, clearly, and better.

In this episode, we talk about the essential key to proper Bible interpretation – Context.


Here are 7 areas of context you should consider:

  1. The Literary Context
  2. The Historical Context
  3. The Religious Context
  4. The Cultural Context
  5. The Political Context
  6. The Geographic Context
  7. The Theological Context


  • How do you study context in your sermon preparation?
  • In what way do you factor in these seven elements of biblical context?
  • What tools do you use to study context?




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