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Homiletics of Expository Preaching and Teaching–Part 3 Activities for Expository Exegetical and Homiletical Outlines

In my last blog, I explained the distinctions between exegetical and homiletical outlines regarding expository preaching and teaching.  Let’s apply these


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Homiletics of Expository Preaching and Teaching–Part 2 Types of Expository Outlines: Exegetical and Homiletical

In a previous blog, I shared initial thoughts about and the general organization of expository outlines.  This week, I will go deeper by describing how and why we should create certain types and formats of outlines for expository preaching and teaching.

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Homiletics of Expository Preaching and Teaching–Part 1 Organization of Expository Preaching Outlines

In a previous blog called Bible Study 101–Part 2:  Key Terms for Reading, Interpreting, and Teaching the Bible, I discussed the importance of hermeneutics and exegesis in expository preaching and teaching.  Equally

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Preach the Word: The Antidote to False Doctrine Part 4–the Cure Against False Doctrine

In previous blogs, I’ve addressed the context, crisis, charge, and command against false doctrine.  Now let’s take a look at the cure stated in 2 Timothy 4:5 by Paul to his mentee, Timothy:  “But you, be sober in all things, endure


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Preach the Word: The Antidote to False Doctrine–Part 3 Charge and Command

So far, I talked about the context of Paul’s call to action for Timothy and every pastor:  “preach the word” (2 Timothy 4:2) and the crisis mentioned in 2 Timothy 4:3-4.  This week, our focus is the charge and command stated in 2 Timothy 4:1-2.


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Preach the Word: The Antidote to False Doctrine Part 2–the Crisis of False Doctrine

In a previous blog, I discussed the context of Paul’s call to action for Timothy and every pastor:  “preach the word” (2 Timothy 4:2). Today’s focus is the crisis mentioned in 2 Timothy 4:3-4. 


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Preach the Word: The Antidote to False Doctrine Part 1–the Context of False Doctrine

The call to action of every pastor is summed up by Paul’s words to Timothy to “preach the word” (2 Timothy 4:2).  Yet this is no small matter for both a pastor and his congregation. 


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Why Expositional Preaching and Teaching Demand Good Biblical Reasoning–Part 3: How Do Apply Good Reasoning?

In my last blog, I explained how premises and arguments play a vital role in distinguishing between deductive and inductive reasoning.  Today’s focus is examining several scriptures that reflect both types of reasoning and

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Why Expositional Preaching and Teaching Demand Good Biblical Reasoning–Part 2: What is Good Reasoning?

One of the common verses relating to an apologetic defense of the truths of scripture and salvation is 1 Peter 3:15 which says “But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear”

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Why Expositional Preaching and Teaching Demand Good Biblical Reasoning–Part 1: What is Expositional Preaching and Teaching?

Regardless of whether you’re a Gospel preacher or a teacher, I contend that good, sound Biblical reasoning can only occur when we embrace an expositional approach to studying and sharing the scriptures.  This leads to

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The Five Solas of The Protestant Reformation–Part 6 Soli Deo Gloria: Glory to God Alone

The last of the Five Solas is Soli Deo Gloria, translated “all to the Glory of God” or “to the glory of God alone.”  
 

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The Five Solas of The Protestant Reformation–Part 5c Solus Christus: Christ Alone

So far, our understanding of Solus Christus has been guided by principles of viewing context, chorus of unity, and covenants mentioned in 1 Timothy 2:5-6.  We conclude our discussion based on characteristics of Christ. 


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