Preaching the "Profitless" Passages

Why I preach the whole Bible, especially the hard parts.

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John Romanosky

October 21, 2013  9:31am

My preaching pattern is to alternate between the OT books and NT books. I do expository preaching which means everything in the book is covered. I tell the people I would naturally avoid certain topics but if it is in the text, then we must face it. Two of the hardest OT books were Judges and Ecclesiastes for a variety of reasons. Yet, the Scripture is there and the challenge is to open it up for all to see and learn from example, whether a good or bad one.

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Steven Gunter

October 14, 2013  2:48pm

Very encouraging and thought provoking article. While I am not a full time preaching pastor, the thought of some of the subjects makes me cringe. However, seeing the beauty of redemption would really make these tough texts come alive. I would honestly love to hear or read some more of the sermons associated with these texts. Grateful for the link to the sermon provided

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