If you’re looking for the words “thou shalt be a church member” in Scripture, you won’t find them. But if that troubles you, let me encourage you to think a little differently about how to arrive at biblical conclusions.
Church membership is an office, too. It’s a job that comes with authority and responsibility.
Although it weighs in at only three chapters and punches well above its weight, Nahum ranks as one of the least preached books of the Bible. Here are seven reasons why that should change.
Just as sure as God used Micah’s words centuries ago, he promises to surely use them now. So you can’t go wrong preaching this book.
The sea Jonah faced looks so small as we consider Jesus standing on the shore looking out upon the seemingly unending sea of God’s wrath.
If you’re not engaged in evangelism and missions, then you don’t really believe in particular redemption.
What does definite atonement have to do with church membership?
Why preach Obadiah? Because your people need to bask in the comfort that God will bring justice to those who target the innocent.
Joel reaches all the way back to the curses of the Old Covenant and then all the way forward to anticipate the fulfillment of the New Covenant. It walks us from the Pentateuch to Revelation.
Why should pastors preach through the book of Hosea? Consider these four reasons.
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.
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.
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.