5 Reasons You Must Preach the Scriptures: 2 Timothy 3:1 – 4:4

[109 words] Because of Perilous Times (Periods) (3:1) ‘This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come…” Because of Godly Christian Examples (3:14) “…continue in the things which you have learned and hast been assured of, knowing of whom thou hast learned them…” Because of the Power of the Scriptures (3:15) “…the Holy Scriptures, which...

We are sorry, but this content is for Premium Digital and Digital + Print members only.
Log In Register

Why Go to Church?

A churchgoer wrote a letter to the editor of a newspaper and complained that it made no sense to go to church every Sunday. “I’ve gone for 30 years now,” he wrote, “and in that time I have heard something like 3,000 sermons. But for the life of me, I can’t remember a single one...

We are sorry, but this content is for Premium Digital and Digital + Print members only.
Log In Register

The Usefulness of Sermons

[198 words] Several years ago a reader of the British Weekly wrote a letter to the editor as follows: “Dear Sir! I notice that ministers seem to set a great deal of importance on their sermons and spend a great deal of time in preparing them. I have been attending services quite regularly for the...

We are sorry, but this content is for Premium Digital and Digital + Print members only.
Log In Register

We Ought Not Be Surprised

[264 words] How should a preacher evaluate his sermon? More importantly, how should he evaluate his preaching ministry? Hershel York, professor of preaching at a Louisville seminary has published a guideline to address those questions. One of his tools is this question: Does the sermon divide the audience? Solid preaching leads to some amens and...

We are sorry, but this content is for Premium Digital and Digital + Print members only.
Log In Register