When Missing by a Hair Means Missing by a Mile

“There is one other general point I would emphasise here before we leave this matter of the content of the sermon; and that is that we are to preach the Gospel, and not to preach about the Gospel. That is a very vital distinction, which one cannot easily put into words, but which is nevertheless …

Preaching Because We Were Told To

“In other words, the content of the sermon is what is called in the New Testament ‘The Word’. ‘Preach the word’, or ‘preach the Gospel’, or ‘the whole counsel of God.’ That being interpreted means the messiage of the Bible, the message of the Scriptures” (Lloyd-Jones, Preaching and Preachers, p. 61).

A High Calling

“The work of preaching is the highest and the greatest and the most glorious calling to which anyone can ever be called. If you want something in addition to that I would say without any hesitation that the most urgent need in the Christian Church today is true preaching” (Martyn Lloyd-Jones, Preaching and Preachers, p. …