2 Corinthians is inspired by God, and preaching “the whole counsel of God” looks like preaching this book.
As God’s revelation to man, the Bible comes with binding authority.
Preaching is the pastor's indispensable task, his most paramount duty, and his most consequential and urgent job assignment. For the pastor, preaching is priority number one.
As the preacher exegetes his text and his times, he sees how the two intersect, or do not intersect with his congregation.
“Preaching the word” is marked by these three essentials . . .
The cross of Christ both proves and founds God's eagerness to forgive.