By SermonCentral on Jun 2, 2021
When scholars talk about how a book qualified to be called Scripture, they list five characteristics called "the laws of canonicity."
By SermonCentral on Oct 19, 2022
"Bible translation and Bible truth were inseparable for Tyndale, and in the end it was the truth — especially the truth of justification by faith alone — that ignited Britain with Reformed fire and then brought the death sentence to this Bible translator."
By Rev. Burk Parsons on Nov 25, 2022
If we are to redirect the current paths of young people, we must begin in the church by taking up the charge to come alongside younger men and women, and teach them the old, ancient values of God's Word.
By Steve Murrell on Aug 20, 2020
"Unlike many modern preachers, Paul refused to edit out the difficult parts of the message. He insisted on preaching the whole gospel."
By Brandon Kelley on Nov 16, 2022
A Pastor’s leadership must first and foremost be a response to Christ’s gospel.
By SermonCentral on Jun 6, 2019
"I was taught never to wrestle with difficult truths in front of the congregation. Give them simple three-point, alliterated answers to life’s problems."
By Steven Lawson on Oct 23, 2022
"Luther came to realize that salvation was a gift for the guilty, not a reward for the righteous. Man is not saved by his good works but by trusting the finished work of Christ. Thus, justification by faith alone became the central tenet of the Reformation."
By Randy Alcorn on Nov 21, 2022
I’m reminded of what the Huguenots said of the Bible and its critics: “Hammer away ye hostile hands; your hammers break, God’s Anvil stands.”
By SermonCentral on Mar 23, 2020
In this video John Piper answers the question, "What Bible passages do you use to base your claims about how we should preach?"
By Jonathon Woodyard on Dec 31, 2021
So here it is in a single sentence: After you have gone to the Bible and it has yielded sweet and glorious truths, you must take time to think over how to tell others what God has shown you, and how it applies to their lives.
By Joe Hoagland on Jul 24, 2022
The Bible is wholly relevant to the modern person’s life sometimes it just takes some work for us to figure that out. The idea of making a “timeless truth” central to your sermon is important in communicating God’s Word in a postmodern age.
By David Mathis on Oct 20, 2022
"He was not the kind who started revolutions, but the kind who brought order to the ensuing chaos."
By Dr. Stephen Nichols on Oct 18, 2022
"The reforming efforts of Wycliffe could not be quenched by the flames or stopped by a council’s declarations. This Morning Star shone brightly against the horizon, signaling the soon coming of daylight."
By Tim Spivey on Aug 25, 2019
Pastor Tim Spivey shares field-tested truths preachers need to know for effective ministry.
By SermonCentral on Oct 15, 2021
In 25 years our church has only been picketed twice--two weeks in a row!--first by radically liberal nonbelievers for speaking truth, and then by radically conservative believers for showing grace.