Recapturing the Voice of God: Shaping Sermons Like Scripture

by Dr. Steven W. Smith. B&H Academic, 2015.

This resource describes three genres found in the Bible and explains how to shape a sermon that honors each one's particular voice.


using scripture as a framework for sermon preparation, story, poetry, and letters

Best For

clergy and seminarians


purchase as a book or e-book

Suggested Uses

  • Explore the potential of using the text's literary genre as a framework for sermon preparation by sharing this resource with veteran and inexperienced clergy.
  • Form impactful sermons by honoring the voice of the text selected.

About the Contributor

Marie Fleming

Marie Fleming was a contract resource consultant for the Center for Congregations. Her consulting practice includes congregation-based Permaculture Design and equipping congregations for creation care.

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