If you’re not engaged in evangelism and missions, then you don’t really believe in particular redemption.
Do not aim to preach your system with its terminology. Aim to preach the Bible itself.
The theological framework commonly called “Calvinism,” and the doctrine of unconditional election in particular, has profoundly shaped my understanding of success in ministry and sustained me through the toil of shepherding.
The Bible’s speed limit signs are posted everywhere, but our focus on numbers and fast growth causes us to speed right by them.
Preacher, if you don’t think you need to read this book, then, well . . . you need to read this book.
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.