Why should pastors preach through the book of Hosea? Consider these four reasons.
The existence of an eternal Hell is not a character flaw of God. It “amens” his glory because in Hell, we see sin for the horrid, blasphemous folly that it truly is.
The book of Daniel isn’t about Daniel. The book of Daniel is about Daniel’s God. If what you’ve taught or learned from this soaring book is that you should “dare to be a Daniel,” then I’m afraid you entirely missed the point.
Remember, all Scripture is inspired and profitable for God’s people (2 Tim 3:16). All of Scripture points to the gospel and to the Lord Jesus Christ. So in that sense, it doesn’t matter what text you choose to preach. Preach Christ and Him crucified. Exalt Him and get out of the way.
What piece of advice would Mack Stiles, a pastor in the Middle East, give to missionaries?
Unless you’re one of those people that is into arcane prophecy and end-times speculation, then why should you preach the book of Ezekiel? Here are three reasons.
What’s the goal in contextualization? How do we know if we’ve gone too far, or not far enough?
All of us—not just preachers—should beware bad biblical theology. But what exactly does bad biblical theology look like?
When you’re preaching through the Bible, don’t neglect Lamentations.
A preacher who studies the text but not his people is missing out on clearer application and more nuanced communication.
Four themes throughout this ancient book will particularly benefit your congregation today.
In Matthew 5:32 and 19:9, Jesus gives grounds for divorce based on sexual immorality (porneia). Does pornography use qualify?
Here’s the message of Isaiah: the Lord’s day of judgment and salvation is coming, and when it does, his glory will be revealed through his anointed Servant-King.
God’s word — more than the cleverness of the preacher — is far better prepared to help us see the world around us.
The Song of Songs certainly is about marriage. However, since marriage is a window into the relationship between Christ and the church, the Song of Songs is about the gospel, too.