We should do our best to prepare ourselves to lead the saints in corporate prayer.
Familiarity with the wording of a text does not guarantee spiritual illumination.
Do not rob yourself by wasting your resources and missing your opportunity to make spiritual investments.
If your congregation cannot or will not listen to anyone but you, it is a cult of personality, not a church.
Sermon preparation is an exercise in believing prayer.
Here’s the bottom line: You must leave a church when a church requires you to deny what you believe or believe what you deny.
When you offer God your best work, you will sense his smile on you as you preach.
Effective public ministry is the result of meaningful private devotion.
Good preaching is a partnership between pastor and congregation, pulpit and pew, the one who preaches and the one who listens.
Concerning Philippians 4:19, James Montgomery Boice comments… “We come now to what is perhaps the greatest promise in the entire Bible. And it is great because it includes all of the other promises in itself.” The wonderful promise of Philippians 4:19 is this: “And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory […]