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Preaching with Authority

Preaching with Authority: Three Characteristics of Expository Preaching Re-Blogged With Permission FRIDAY • September 6, 2013   Authentic expository preaching is marked by three distinct characteristics: authority,  reverence, and centrality. Expository preaching is authoritative because it stands upon the very authority of the Bible as the word of God. Such preaching requires and reinforces a sense of reverent expectation on the part of God’s people. Finally, expository preaching demands the central place in Christian worship and [ continue reading ]

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Exodus 30:31-33  And thou shalt speak unto the children of Israel, saying, This shall be an holy anointing oil unto me throughout your generations. Upon man's flesh shall it not be poured, neither shall ye make any other like it, after the composition of it: it is holy, and it shall be holy unto you. Whosoever compoundeth any like it, or whosoever putteth any of it upon a stranger, shall even be cut off from [ continue reading ]

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Pastoring in 21 Century

Common consensus holds that the role of the pastor has changed dramatically in the past few decades.  Despite the belief that the exclusive model for pastoring should be the New Testament church, the ministry has evolved into a functional role that bears little resemblance to the corresponding ministers of the first century.  The level of education, a radically different culture, affluence and the technology available to us today as opposed to the early church make [ continue reading ]

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Evangelism Through Pro...

Evangelism Through Prophecy We live in a day that individuals realize that something is different and most individuals believe the world will end, although they believe it will not happen during their lifetime.  Popular secular belief is that it will be in the future during another generation.  It is the freight train barreling down the track, but if I ignore it, it want hit me, syndrome. But, there is great interest in all of the [ continue reading ]

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Ministering In Love

One of the most prolific statements written in the word of God is found in the book of Matthew chapter 22. “Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. On these two commandments hang all the law [ continue reading ]

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