Your words can urge, convict, enthuse, or offer clarification of application. But let’s make sure our words build up, giving grace to those who hear.
Lives are not transformed by to-do lists. They can help, but they remain mostly on the surface.
“We are not against sanctions but for human rights”, says the World Evangelical Alliance representative at the UN Human Rights Council.
Deuteronomy never lets us settle for an outward conformity. In relationship with God the core issue must be the heart.
When we preach, we should aim to use appropriate force for each goal we are trying to achieve.
As preachers, as pastors, or as parents, let’s not usurp the Spirit’s role and try to force things along.
True biblical preaching should always be potentially life-changing, and not at just the superficial level of traditional “to-do list” applications.
Myth 6: A sermon is just the sum of its parts.