Readers of Scripture often find the prophets confusing because they don’t understand the historical context in which they ministered. Many students of the Bible have found it helpful to study the prophets in the chronological order in which they ministered rather than the canonical order in which they appear in Scripture.
This is the third part in my series on how to preach the gospel from the Old Testament (see part 1 and part 2). In this last post, we’re going to look at how to put it all together into a preaching (homiletical) outline. And once again, we’ll be using Jonah as our case study.…Continue reading Preaching the Gospel from the Old Testament: A Homiletical Outline
Last week I shared 3 Guiding Principles for Preaching the Gospel from the Old Testament. But abstract principles like that are of little help unless you know how to apply them in specific situations. So let’s see how these principles might unfold in a sermon series on Jonah. Preaching Jonah Practically Jonah can be preached…Continue reading Preaching the Gospel from the Old Testament: A Case Study