Just like today, Baptists were in the nineteenth century were a “big tent” denomination. Differences persisted, but they were handled with charity.
At this point in Exodus, we have the people of God at the mountain of God to receive the Law of God in order to engage in the worship of God.
What’s ethos? That vital and indispensable attribute of credibility.
By the end of Exodus 10, the whole nation of Egypt is covered in total darkness—so much so that “they did not see one another, nor did anyone rise from his place for three days.” It’s as if the people of Egypt were stuck in a grave.
In this episode of Pastors Talk, Jonathan chats with Mark about the value of preaching big chunks of texts, including whole books in one sermon.
So, how can we protect sound doctrine? First and foremost, by filling our church with it. God’s truth is never as vulnerable as when it’s rarely received.
Exodus 5–7: On Slowed-Down Wifi and Waiting in a Two-Hour Line Before Space Mountain (Bible Talk, Ep. 23)By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 03.17.2021
By the end of Exodus 7, the Lord has brought the first plague against Egypt. But before we get there, Moses makes us wait.
Christians of every era must guard doctrine as they are guarded by God. That’s the message of Jude.
In this episode of Preachers Talk, Jeremy Meeks chats with David Helm and K. Edward Copeland about how to thoughtfully conclude a sermon.
Exodus 3–4: On Moses Milling about in Midian Until His Momentous Mountain Moment (Bible Talk, Ep. 22)By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 03.10.2021
At the beginning of Exodus 3, Moses is milling about in Midian with some sheep. The God shows up in a burning bush and everything changes.
Pastor, do you preach the whole counsel of God to your people?
Genesis ends with Joseph’s bones in a box in the belly of the beast. Exodus begins with Israel being fruitful and multiplying under the harsh rule of a Pharaoh who knows neither Joseph nor his God.
The book of 3 John is only fifteen verses long; it contains a grand total of 296 words. Pastors, you should preach through it.
When it comes to preaching, pastors should heed the wisdom of our Baptist forefathers.