Paul’s letter to the churches in Galatia seems to burst on the reader like a sudden storm. The issues it raises still generate controversy, even after two thousand years of church history. 88 more words
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While it is, of course, possible (and sometimes desirable) to preach expository sermons textually—in Romans this week, in the Psalms the next, and in Haggai the following week—there is something about the very discipline of exposition that makes it impossible not to pick up the threads of an argument that begins in one chapter and runs on for several more. 104 more words
The book of Job is the harrowing story of a man whose life changed so dramatically in the course of a few short days. It is about the problem of suffering; and the answer to the problem is not seen in the comments of Job’s counsellors but more importantly in Job’s response to suffering. 83 more words
2 Peter 1:16–21 (ESV)
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16 For we did not follow cleverly devised myths when we made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but we were eyewitnesses of his majesty.