Preaching through the Bible
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.
While God ordains that the righteous suffer, God is not indifferent towards our pain and suffering.
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.
Judges is the darkest book in the Old Testament. So why should you preach through it for your people?
The book of Joshua doesn’t receive the attention it deserves.
The book of Deuteronomy portrays God as King and reveals the way his people should live in covenant with him.
The book of Numbers teaches us that when God is with his people, the only thing they need to fear is their own sin.
How can a holy God relate to sinful people? Leviticus provides us an answer to that question.