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That aside, in this episode, we follow the lead of John Stott into considering the seriousness of preaching the word of God.
It’s important to confront, in a hopefully good and necessary way, that preaching is scary.
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Notes and resources relevant to this episode:
Tim Chester, Stott on the Christian Life: Between Two Worlds (United States: Crossway, 2020).
Certainly Stott would not have been the only one championing expository preaching, but his place on the worldwide stage, Chester suggests, was transformative.
The theme of a text is given various other identifying names, such as “thesis,” “big idea,” or “proposition.”
Warnings are from Job 38:1, 2 and James 3:1ff.
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