Expository preaching takes the whole burden off the preacher and places it where it belongs: on the Word of God. It is the Word’s job to feed the sheep. As the preacher, I just set the table.
When ethical and moral imperatives are proclaimed as sufficient, even abstracted from Jesus, the result is a crossless Christianity in which the central message becomes an exhortation to live according to God’s rules.
Pastor, you are a Christian first. If you did not carry out your calling effectively, rest in the finished work of Christ and in the knowledge that you are a child of God by faith alone.
Spurgeon called the 3 R’s “three doctrines that must be preached above all else,” and they draw from three different chapters of Scripture that “deal with the things in the fullest manner:” Genesis 3:14-15 (Ruin), Romans 3:21-26 (Redemption), John 3:1-8 (Regeneration). Why do I think it makes a good preaching or evangelism method? Because each of…
Sermons must be accurate and eloquent. Pointing people to Christ through proclaiming the Scripture demands committed excellence in every way from every fiber of our being.
There are many more questions we could ask of our sermons, but these five get to the heart of biblical preaching.
5 steps to using Greek and Hebrew in your sermons (without boring your church)
Faithful doctrinal teaching always starts with the text, not a system.
Christmas is not just about baby Jesus. It’s about the warrior-king Jesus, coming to redeem his people.
Should I pause my expository preaching on holidays?
Preach Christ in all of Scripture, because only by seeing him will we become like him — the purpose for which we were created and redeemed.
The Reformation was built on men with a fire in their hearts and a Bible in their hands declaring the Word of God.
The only thing necessary is the preaching of the Word of God.
Being distracted is not the biggest risk of using technology in preaching. The greater danger is missing God himself.