Noting that the greatest task a pastor has is good exposition, the post notes, “Exposing congregants to faithful exposition prepares people for the task of personal Bible study so that they grow in their own walk with the Lord and thereby find joy and delight. When joy and delight are discovered within the pages of Scripture, the people will desire to return to it over and over.”
According to Martin Luther pride is the the fountainhead for all other sins. So, when we struggle with pride it is imperative we put it to death. As Jason Duesing notes, it is a discipline to cherish.
In this post, Jason Derouchie writes, “Pastors and teachers, with Paul, I “charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to judge the living and the dead, and by his appearing and his kingdom: preach the word” (2 Tim. 4:1–2). And when you do, don’t forget the Old Testament—the “sacred writings” and “Scripture” Paul had in mind when he wrote 2 Timothy 3:15–17 and the “word” he commanded Timothy to preach. If we’re convinced that Jesus’s only Bible is still important for Christians, how should we think about the intimidating task of preaching from the Old Testament?” Then he offers seven helpful tips.