Tag: Whole Counsel of God

Doctrinal Orthodoxy: Thoughts On Edification

Thoughts On Edification 2 Timothy 3:16-17 “All scripture [is] given by inspiration of God, and [is] profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: 17 That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.” To edify is essentially to build up, like one would a home or…

Systematic theology: Drew Goodmanson & Timothy Keller on Expository Sermons

ON EXPOSITORY PREACHING Drew Goodmanson stated: “Expository Sermons: An expository sermon is following a book of the Bible, passage-by-passage to allow the text to determine the point. (eg. Galatians 1:1-4). Most conservative churches would argue that expository preaching is the only way to preach. Reformed churches stress lectio continua (preaching through whole books of the…

The Problem Of “Relying On God” Too Much

Introduction Okay, let’s face it, there is absolutely no problem with relying upon God and there is absolutely no such thing as relying upon Him “too much.” The more we cast ourselves upon Him, as He enables, the better off we will be… period. Consider, 1 Peter 5:6-7 “Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand…

The Preacher/Evangelist as Distinguished from the Elder/Pastor/Bishop

The Preacher/Evangelist as Distinguished from the Elder/Pastor An Important Distinction for the Growth and Maturity of God’s Quickened Elect Evangelist / Pastor The unregenerate do not need to hear about adorning the doctrine of Christ because, until they hear and believe the Truth, after receiving both life and God-given ‘ears to hear’ to do so,…