I Corinthians 2: Part 2

In the middle of chapter 2 Paul abruptly veered into one of the most profound statements on preaching contained in Scripture, and it is hither I have been hastening, for this is the point I really want to get at. After asserting that he determined to know nothing “save Christ and Him crucified” (2:2), Paul […]

I Corinthians 2: Part 1

The church at Corinth had a problem with preaching. I do not mean to say that they did not like preaching. No, indeed. They liked preaching a lot. In fact it was one their favorite forms of entertainment. And this, of course, was the problem. Preaching had become a show. It had become an amusement, […]

Esther’s Call: Coming to the Kingdom for Such a Time As This

Yesterday, I posted the Mother’s Day message from last Sunday.  It has prompted quite a bit of favorable response, so I thought I would go back to Mother’s Day 2012 and post the text of the sermon that I preached then. Possibly it will prove helpful for those who, like me, are working their way through the […]