These are five crucial quiestions for every sermon to raise and answer.
1. What does this text teach about God and his character and ways?
2. What does the text teach about fallen humanity?
3. How does this text point to Christ?
4. What does God want my people to know?
5. What does God want my people to do?
Daniel L. Akin, Bill Curtis, and Stephen Rummage, Engaging Exposition (Nashville: B & H Academic, 2011), 133-34..