Preaching through the Bible
Brothers, preach 1 Timothy. And don’t wait too long. You and your congregation need its Christ-centered focus for the church.
As pastors and preachers, the urgency of the whole epistle presses us particularly. It reminds us of the weight of responsibility we carry as we speak truth and press for a right response.
First Thessalonians is immensely practical and wonderfully motivating. It paints the picture of the grandeur of God and the glory of the gospel. Your church will benefit greatly.
Preaching through Colossians is a privilege. Here are four reasons why.
In Philippians, the apostle demonstrates how the fullness of the believer’s joy is rooted in his relationship to Christ—in the event of justification and in the progress of sanctification.
In the book of Ephesians, the Apostle Paul shows how the grace of God in Christ empowers the church to basic Christian living in a broken world.
Many churches build up structures around the gospel that end up undermining the foundations of the gospel itself. If your church needs a major doctrinal cleanup, or if you’re concerned about a cracking foundation, Galatians can be the cautionary tale which your church needs to hear.
Our culture tells us to play to our strengths. But below the surface, the stubborn reality of our weakness remains. What will we do with it?
Let me give you four reasons why it’s worth it to preach through 1 Corinthians.
John Piper waited until the end of his pastoral ministry before he preached through Romans. I didn’t have that much wisdom, so I dove in.
The book of Acts is the narrative of how God’s end-times promises have begun to be fulfilled by the risen Lord Jesus through the Spirit-empowered apostolic preaching of the gospel to all people and the establishing of local churches.
Preach through this Gospel and bring your people to the feet of the Messiah to understand his identity, his power, his mission, and their own mission.
Even though Luke is the longest book in the New Testament, I want to encourage pastors to preach through the whole book.
Preaching the Gospel of Mark as early as possible into my ministry may be the best advice I have ever received as a pastor.
Matthew’s Gospel reveals the wisdom of the gospel message and the new way of life that results as disciples discover truth through encounters with Jesus.