Why preach Obadiah? Because your people need to bask in the comfort that God will bring justice to those who target the innocent.
Has anyone had a church member recently ask, “Hey, when are you going to finally preach a series through Amos?”
If we aim to preach Christ in our churches, then we must preach about what he endured and overcame on the cross.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dear fellow preacher, I want to say one thing to you today as you work on your sermon.
Ecclesiastes surprises people. That’s partly because it says things you don’t expect to hear from the Bible.