Monthly Archives: May 2013

The Exposition of Scripture – The Power

Having already examined the definition and purpose of preaching in the first two posts of this series, the power of preaching is now the focus. In one word, the power of preaching is God. In at least five ways, God is the true source which makes preaching possible. Through the Holy Spirit, prayer, the word […]

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The Exposition of Scripture – The Purpose

Knowing definitions and remaining clueless of foundational reasons leaves only a hollow act. With a proper meaning of preaching established (see The Exposition of Scripture – The Definition), it now becomes important to understand the purpose. There are three purposes that I would like to highlight from the Word. Glorifying God is the first and most […]

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Periods of Presumption

Romans 2:1-4 Therefore you have no excuse, O man, every one of you who judges. For in passing judgment on another you condemn yourself, because you, the judge, practice the very same things. We know that the judgment of God rightly falls on those who practice such things. Do you suppose, O man—you who judge those who practice such […]

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The Exposition of Scripture – The Definition

Why would a preacher endeavor to write about preaching? I considered that question at length before deciding to do so. The definition, purpose, and power of preaching has never needed more ongoing clarification than now. In a culture (and church culture) of normative oscillation there is a need for steadying truths. My hope is that […]

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