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Beware of Proclaiming Yourself

The great challenge of the preacher is to follow Paul in 2 Corinthians 4:5, “What we proclaim is not ourselves, but Jesus Christ as Lord, with ourselves as your servants for Jesus’ sake.” But there are more ways to preach ourselves than one might think. This word from James Denney has exerted a sobering effect … Continue reading

Spurgeon on Preaching Christ

Couldn’t pass up on this quote from Justin Taylor’s blog… “I believe that those sermons which are fullest of Christ are the most likely to be blessed to the conversion of the hearers. Let your sermons be full of Christ, from beginning to end crammed full of the gospel. As for myself, brethren, I cannot … Continue reading

The Preacher and Pride

From one of the best books on preaching that I [John Piper] know comes this word on the danger of pride in us preachers: Pride is without doubt the chief occupational hazard of the preacher. It I has ruined many, and deprived their ministry of power…. In some it is blatantly obvious. They are exhibitionists … Continue reading

John Stott quote on the Cross

Great quote on the cross from Tim Keller’s book The Reason for God (p. 195), The essence of sin is we human beings substituting ourselves for God, while the essence of salvation is God substituting himself for us. We…put ourselves where only God deserves to be; God…puts himself where we deserve to be. – John … Continue reading

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