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  • Jonathan Edwards’ Driving Passion

    from Steven Lawson Dec 03, 2016 Category: Articles

    Jonathan Edwards lived with one driving passion: soli Deo gloria—for the glory of God alone. His master purpose in all things, his overarching aim in all of life, was to bring honor and majesty to the name of God. He desired to exalt the greatness of God with every breath he drew and with every step he took. Every thought, every attitude, every choice, and every undertaking must be for the glory of God. Keep Reading
  • The Word-Focused Ministry of Martin Luther

    from Steven Lawson Jul 16, 2016 Category: Articles

    The centerpiece of Luther's ministry was his forthright preaching in the pulpit. He believed the preaching of the Word must hold the place of preeminence in the church. "The pulpit," Luther asserted, "is the throne for the Word of God." He added, "The highest worship of God is the preaching of the Word; because thereby are praised and celebrated the name and the benefits of Christ." The renowned Oxford scholar Alister E. McGrath comments, "For Luther, the Bible was central to the life and thought of the church, as it was to the personal devotion of the individual Christian." Luther was clear that his fundamental commitment was the preaching of Scripture, for such preaching is the primary means of grace God has given to His people. Keep Reading

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