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Answers to Bible, Theology, History, Pop Culture Quiz!

ANSWERS TO FRIDAY’S QUIZ ON THE BIBLE, THEOLOGY, AND POP CULTURE   What year did the popular TV show “Friends” begin? [1994] Where in the Old Testament is the famous passage on the New Covenant? [Jeremiah 31:31-33] In Greek grammar, who is the implied agent when a Theological Passive is used? [God] What famous author always   …Continue Reading


Bible, Theology, History, Culture Exam

Test your general knowledge in the areas of Bible, theology, history, and pop culture. See how well you do without googling the answers! Answers Saturday!   What year did the popular TV show “Friends” begin? Where in the Old Testament is the famous passage on the New Covenant? In Greek grammar, who is the implied   …Continue Reading


WHY INERRANCY MATTERS IN PREACHING!

Fifteen years ago, I wrote about the negative impact a low view of biblical authority, rejection of propositional communication, and the focus on creating an experience, had on preaching. (David L. Allen, “A Tale of Two Roads: Homiletics and Biblical Authority,” Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 43.3 [2000]: 489-515.) For example, David Butrick, in A   …Continue Reading


THE EXPOSITOR IN THE PULPIT – CONCLUSION (PART 15)

NOTE: This article is an excerpt from an excellent little book on preaching, The Expositor in the Pulpit, by the Greek scholar Marvin R. Vincent. The book is the content of his lectures given to students at Union Theological Seminary in 1884. The book is a must read for expository preachers and teachers. This section   …Continue Reading


“Wresting the Text” – The Expositor in the Pulpit, Part 14

NOTE: This article is an excerpt from an excellent little book on preaching, The Expositor in the Pulpit, by the Greek scholar Marvin R. Vincent. The book is the content of his lectures given to students at Union Theological Seminary in 1884. The book is a must read for expository preachers and teachers. This section   …Continue Reading


The Expositor in the Pulpit (Part 13) – “Look the Bible Squarely in the Face”

NOTE: This article is an excerpt from an excellent little book on preaching, The Expositor in the Pulpit, by the Greek scholar Marvin R. Vincent. The book is the content of his lectures given to students at Union Theological Seminary in 1884. The book is a must read for expository preachers and teachers. This section   …Continue Reading


Sermon Video – “My Anchor Holds” – Hebrews 6:13-20

Here is the video of my sermon at FBC Sunnyvale, TX, on July 19. The text is Hebrews 6:13-20. The Title is “My Anchor Holds.” https://t.co/HLL4ydQdPE


“PREACHING WITH A SENSE OF REALITY” – The Expositor in the Pulpit – Part 11

NOTE: This article is an excerpt from an excellent little book on preaching, The Expositor in the Pulpit, by the Greek scholar Marvin R. Vincent. The book is the content of his lectures given to students at Union Theological Seminary in 1884. The book is a must read for expository preachers and teachers. This section   …Continue Reading


THE EXPOSITOR IN THE PULPIT – Part 10 – “Preaching Larger Areas of Scripture”

NOTE: This article is an excerpt from an excellent little book on preaching, The Expositor in the Pulpit, by the Greek scholar Marvin R. Vincent. The book is the content of his lectures given to students at Union Theological Seminary in 1884. The book is a must read for expository preachers and teachers. This section   …Continue Reading


HOW TO SEND YOUR GUILT TRIP PACKING – 1 John 3:19-24

Have you ever been praying and suddenly your conscience says something like this to you: “Look at you! Who do you think you are to come before God and ask anything from him! Why just this week, you did things and said things that would disqualify you from ever receiving anything from God. Don’t you   …Continue Reading