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Read it Closer #14

“…He (God the Father) chose us to be in Him (Christ) before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before Him in love”. 673 more words

Christianity

A preacher is to study the word of God, not just read it devotionally

While the preacher is to ponder the Word devotionally, he is also to read it studiously. If he is to become able to feed his flock with “the finest of the wheat” (Psalm 81:16), then he must needs study it diligently and daily, and that to the end of his life. 63 more words

Arthur W. Pink

Read it Closer #13 (Christmas 2014)

“Now before Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, three wise men from the East came to Jerusalem, saying, “Where is He who has been born King of the Jews? 499 more words

Christianity

The hearts of those who preach, must be conformed to the word of God

“To seek after mere notions of Truth, without an endeavor after an experience of its power in our hearts, is not the way to increase our understanding in spiritual things. 187 more words

Arthur W. Pink

Seminary At Home

Earlier this year I decided to start what I have been calling “seminary at home,” in an attempt to gain a deeper understanding of the Bible without paying for another degree (which my wife strictly forbade). 1,149 more words

Christian Theology

Only those who have been taught of God should preach

But to “open” the Scriptures helpfully to the saints requires something more than a few months’ training in a Bible institute, or a year or two in a seminary. 140 more words

Arthur W. Pink

Those who preach are to expound and apply the scriptures to the congregation

The mere quoting of Scripture in the pulpit is not sufficient—people can become familiar with the letter of the Word by reading it at home; it is the expounding and application of it which are so much needed, 6 more words

Arthur W. Pink