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Preaching that Pleases God

Since preaching is God’s idea, and it is He who has put us in the ministry (I Tim.1:12), our greatest desire in preaching should be to please Him! I have no desire to be a “seeker sensitive” preacher, but I do have every desire to be a “Savior sensitive” preacher. II Timothy 4 lays out the principles for that kind of preaching. Paul declared, “I charge thee therefore before God, and the Lord Jesus…

The Revival-Ready vs. Revival-Resistant Pastor

The Revival-ready Pastor is… Willing to confess and confront sin. (Prov. 28:13) Willing to allow God to change his schedule. Willing to be open and honest with others. (Psalm 139:23)  Willing to sacrifice personal time to pray, witness, and read God’s Word. (Matt. 6:33) Willing to obey the Holy Spirit immediately. (Gal. 5:16) Willing to allow The Holy Spirit to Control his life. (Eph. 5:18) Willing…

Preaching that Hinders Revival

Repentance must always begin in the house of God.  Doubtless the best place for it to start is with those of us who preach.  Let us examine some errors of preaching that stand in the way of revival. Preaching That is Man-Centered.  All of us, by our very natures, are lovers of self more than lovers of God, and lovers of sin more than lovers of righteousness.  True gospel preaching exposes the wickedness…

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