This is episode #015 of The On Preaching Podcast, the podcast dedicated to helping you preach faithfully, clearly, and better.
In this episode, we talk about the different ways you can and should the scriptures in your preaching.
Here are five ways to effectively use scripture in your preaching…
- Read the scriptures.
- Explain the scriptures.
- Apply the scriptures.
- Correlate the scriptures.
- Illustrate with the scriptures.
So what do you think? How do you use scripture in your preaching? Do you use these ways I recommend? Are there others ways you recommend?
[Tweet “I preached as never sure to preach again, and as a dying man to dying men. – Richard Baxter”]
- Preach:Theology Meets Practice by Mark Dever & Greg Gilbert
- Text-Driven Preaching edited by Daniel L. Akin, David L. Allen, & Ned L. Matthews
- Engaging Exposition by Daniel L Akin, Bill Curtis, & Stephen Rummage
- On Preaching by H.B. Charles Jr.
- The Go Conference | Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (February 6-7, 2015)
- The ERLC Leadership Summit (March 26-27, 2015)
- The 2015 National Conference on Preaching (May 12-14, 2015)
- E.K. Bailey Preaching Conference (July 6-9, 2015)
- Cutting it Straight Preaching Conference (September 22-24, 2015)
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I do not believe we have to make the word of God relevant. It already is. Our preaching should make the relevance of scripture clear. We should preach with the conviction that the Bible is given to us for our transformation, not just for information. Head knowledge without life change is spiritual hypocrisy. – H.B. Charles Jr.