2. YOU – The listeners understand what your sermon has to do with them.

Goal: How can you help people to reflect on their own state of mind. Remember: You take them to your imaginary mountain. By the end of the section, the listeners will understand what their problem is.

Method: Transfer your introduction to the situation of the listener by


  • Putting the questions of your audience into words
  • Bring the potential conflict to a climax. Show what the outcome could look like
  • “You are that man” Nathan’s strategy
  • You tell from your life
  • You tell about another person or event
  • You do an exercise (interaction, etc …)


On the above theme of “Hearing God’s Voice”, consider how it relates to the personal lives of the listeners.



The Bible says: “My sheep hear my voice. So according to the Bible, it is very easy to hear the voice of God. How is it possible that it is often so difficult for us? Perhaps I am not a sheep from his flock. How do I know that? This sets emotions free. So you are exacerbating the problem.

Now you are asking the listeners to ask for a speech from God. What thoughts come to them? Could that be God talking? At the end of the YOU -part the listener should be incredibly excited to learn the solution of


Now formulate your YOU part of the sermon