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Have you ever noticed that strange and terrible things are happening in the world? The answer to that question is really obvious. It would be really hard not to notice. But what’s not always obvious is why strange and terrible things are happening. Sometimes things happen and we simply have no answers. One of the most common questions we ask is “Why?”
The head of the church is the Lord Jesus Christ (Eph. 5:23; Col. 1:18). He purchased the church with His own blood (Acts 20:28; 1 Pet. 1:18-19), He builds the church (Matt. 16:28) and He loves the church (Eph. 5:25).
What is plagiarism? Plagiarism is the act of taking someone else’s words or ideas and making them look like yours. This practice is an issue of theft and trickery. It is wrong for preachers and teachers of the word to neglect their study of the Scriptures and substitute it for plagiarism.
When it comes to knowing God’s will, seeking guidance, providing teaching on matters concerning salvation and spiritual growth many are asserting that churches ought to look outside of Scripture. This can be seen by those who embrace and promote personal experience, extra-biblical revelation, mysticism, philosophy, seeker sensitive strategies, and even tradition for…
Here is an excerpt from a fantastic article from The Briefing on preaching sermons and listening to sermons entitled: “The dilemma of preaching and hearing God’s word” by Peter Greenwood. The whole article can be read here. “How do we ‘hear’ a sermon, as opposed to merely being entertained by one? Why do we prefer the ‘application’ of the text, to the…
Let’s face it – not every Pastor is a C.H. Spurgeon; that’s why they called him the “Prince of Preachers”. No, unfortunately, it takes some effort to listen to some Pastors. Here’s 10 suggestions that will improve your Pastor’s preaching. You will be surprised just how much it will improve.