A Study of John Piper’s Sermon Preparation: A Model for Pastors who Emphasize the Supremacy of God in Expository Preaching
Doctor of Ministry (DMin)
Hyun D Chung
Primary Subject Area
Theology; Religion, Clergy; Religion, General
Expository Preaching, John Piper, Sermon Preparation, the Supremacy of God
Pae, Sunghyun J., "A Study of John Piper’s Sermon Preparation: A Model for Pastors who Emphasize the Supremacy of God in Expository Preaching" (2011). Doctoral Dissertations and Projects. 483.
This dissertation aims to answer the question, How can the preacher complete the process of his expository sermon preparation to manifest God's glory and exalt His supremacy in preaching by studying Piper's life and methods? Based on an analysis of Piper's writings and selected sermons, this project investigates Piper's background and influences on his God-centered life and theological system. It then discuses Piper's principles and skills of biblical exegesis, and it looks into the major influence on Piper's biblical exegesis. It also describes Piper's philosophy of preaching: Piper's motivation and purpose of preaching, and it investigate great preachers who impacted Piper's preaching. It then discuses Piper's skills of expository preaching. Finally, it offers a summary of the findings and an application.