The central theme of God’s Word is His Son, from Genesis to Revelation. You cannot preach the Bible and ignore Him. Every preacher who is worth his salt needs to center his exposition of Scriptures on Christ. Because if you claim to have a ‘revelation’ from the Bible, but you don’t have Christ at the center of your messages, then you have lighted upon another thing, not the revelation of God, and you may well write your own Bible.
For there are many unruly and vain talkers and deceivers, specially they of the circumcision: Whose mouths must be stopped, who subvert whole houses, teaching things which they ought not, for filthy lucre's sake (Titus 1:10-11). AD. 62-64: the Church in Crete is threathened by false teachers, "teaching things which they ought not for filthy … Continue reading The Mouths of False Teachers Must Be Stopped
Recently, I read an online article on a Facebook contact’s wall with a captivating title, “How to Preach the Gospel: The ‘Blessing’ Outreach.” I was exhilarated as I opened to read. But was disappointed. In the article, the author sought to provide some tips for effective evangelism. In summary, the article suggested that for effective … Continue reading How Not To Preach The Gospel
Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus , called to be an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God (Romans 1:1) Paul introduces himself as a servant of Christ. He goes on further to say why he is a servant of Christ; he was set apart to proclaim the gospel of God. And as a … Continue reading The Gospel: God’s Message To Humankind.
1 Thessalonians 1:5-10 If the preaching of the Gospel is to have any effect in the lives of its hearers, it needs to come in power, in the Holy Spirit and with full conviction. In our opening verses, the apostle lets us in on the reason the call of the Gospel is effectual in those … Continue reading Faithful Preaching: Christ and Him Crucified