Preacher’s Authority

Throughout the history of the church the greatest preachers have been those who have recognized that they have no authority in themselves and have seen their task as being to explain the words of Scripture and apply them clearly to the lives of their hearers. Their preaching has drawn its power not from the proclamation of their own Christian experiences or the experiences of others, nor from their own opinions, creative ideas, or rhetorical skills, but from God’s powerful words – Wayne Grudem, Systematic Theology (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2000), 82.

Pastors, preach the Word!

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