Privilege of Preaching
The history of preaching leaves an undeniable body of evidence that God uses men who are committed to the Word, to holiness, and to the power of preaching. God anoints such men and speaks through them to save the lost and to edify and rally the saints. To this end we should master every available means to improve our knowledge of the Word, our ability to craft biblical sermons, and our skill at connecting with an audience.
We can imagine no greater spiritual blessing than to be used by God to bring people to Christ and to encourage and instruct his church. Biblical preaching is an opportunity to meet a great need in the lives of people who most need to know God, so our commitment ought to reflect our belief in the power and potential of preaching.
- Decker, Bert; York, Hershael W. Preaching with Bold Assurance. (Kindle Locations 222-228). B&H Publishing. Kindle Edition.