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All articles & reviews tagged with preaching

Article

January 2018
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

Seeking, speaking and winning2

They will be missing from our churches next Sunday: that wide variety of individuals — the ‘down and outs’, ‘up and outs’, and all others in between. But one thing is for sure, whether up or down, they are most definitely ‘out’; the majority totally ignorant of the real gospel, living with a blatant…

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Article

June 2017
Articles > Comment

Make it simpler?

Sometimes people urge preachers to make their preaching and Bible teaching simpler. Those who ask for this simplicity mean well. They think that, because our age is visually orientated and biblically illiterate, it will not readily grasp intricate biblical ideas and themes. They rightly want the gospel to be accessible. But is their analysis…

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Article

June 2017
Articles > Biblical/theological

Preaching Christ

For I determined not to know anything among you except Jesus Christ and him crucified (1 Corinthians 2:2). Paul the apostle was a man of determination. Before he was converted, he was a fiery zealot for the law of Moses and persecuted those who did not agree with him. After he met Jesus, this…

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Review

July 2016
Reviews > Book

Jonathan Edwards and the Psalms

If you are interested in preaching or the theology of Jonathan Edwards, biblical exegesis or the Psalms, then this book will interest you. It is well researched and well written. The author arranges his material around seven key topics in relation to his subject: ‘The Psalter in Edwards’ world’; ‘God and Scripture’; ‘Humanity and…

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Historical

February 2016
Articles > Historical

Jonathan Edwards: missionary to the Indians

On a wintry Lord’s Day in January 1751, in the frontier village of Stockbridge, Massachusetts, Jonathan Edwards preached one of his first sermons as a prospective missionary to the Mohawk and Mohican Indians. Edwards made a connection between the biblical narrative and the situation unfolding before him, not only for his Native American Indian…

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Review

April 2015
Reviews > Book

George Whitefield – America’s Spiritual Founding Father

This volume navigates a number of middle paths simultaneously. The author is an evangelical Christian, yet an academic historian. His is an honest assessment from a sympathetic perspective. It is an American biography of a British preacher, addressing Whitefield as man and as gospel minister. It is also a reasonably full treatment with a…

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Historical

November 2014
Articles > Historical

George Whitefield and the Calvinistic Baptists

Not surprisingly, many Calvinistic Baptists had deep reservations about the Evangelical Revival, since it was uniformly led by Anglicans. A few of these Anglican preachers were Arminian in theology, like the Wesley brothers, and thus definitely beyond the pale for the Calvinistic Baptists. However, Whitefield was a Calvinist. Yet, he was still an Anglican.…

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