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.
Ecclesiastes surprises people. That’s partly because it says things you don’t expect to hear from the Bible.
Proverbs makes for challenging preaching, but who else is going to teach our people how to read wisdom literature if we don’t?
It’s been said that all of life with God is expressed in the Psalms. That’s true, and your people need the comprehensive discipleship course found in this book. Our own souls need it, too.
By the end of the Old Testament, we’re left hoping for a son of God who will worship God perfectly, and who will then lead his bride in pure worship of the one true God.
While God ordains that the righteous suffer, God is not indifferent towards our pain and suffering.
How do you preach Christ from Proverbs? This book will help.
Esther may seem like a strange book to preach through, particularly for those who are keen to preach Christ from the Old Testament.
Nehemiah has been used and abused for every kind of building project and capital campaign known to church. But the main point of Nehemiah is that in the face of opposition to the gospel, we should put our trust in God because he is unwaveringly committed to his glory and his people.
God used the book of Ezra to increase our church’s hope in Jesus. So here are four reasons you should consider preaching through it.
What if there was a book that provided us a concise review of the whole Old Testament? Well, there is—the book of Chronicles!
The books of 1 and 2 Kings teach us about a faithful God, his faltering people, and a future hope.
These books help readers understand why Israel transitioned to a monarchy, how that monarchy succeeded and failed, and how that monarchy ultimately points to Jesus, who will rule one day with love and justice forever.
There are dozens of reasons to preach through Ruth, but I’ll limit it to four.
If we’re to endure faithfully in pastoral ministry, we need to remember that we’re leading the church in a time of tension—between the already and the not-yet.