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Preaching: A Biblical Theology

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Do you know what makes for good preaching?

The pastor opens with a funny joke, strings together a series of disconnected Bible verses and clever anecdotes, and then closes with an inspirational quote. But is this the kind of preaching that most glorifies God, honors his Word, and edifies his people?

In Preaching: A Biblical Theology, pastor Jason Meyer examines the biblical
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Paperback, 368 pages
Published October 31st 2013 by Crossway Books (first published October 1st 2013)
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Spencer Cummins
Jan 03, 2014 Spencer Cummins rated it really liked it
The mantle of leadership has been passed from the steady hands of John Piper to the young preacher/scholar in Jason C. Meyer at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This new book, Preaching: A Biblical Theology by Jason is a winsome book devoted to the awesome task of preaching God’s word to His people. Rather than a prescript-filled resource, Jason’s main concern is to “steward and herald God’s word in such a way that people encounter God through his word” (21). The stewarding ...more
Angel
Feb 26, 2014 Angel rated it really liked it
Shelves: theology, christian
Originally posted in: angelroman.org

When I saw this book it was my first option. I’ve been a youth pastor for 3 years and this book seemed to be a good resource about preaching. I’ve been taught about preaching in the past but honestly, never studied the topic for myself.

First I gotta say the length of the book took me by surprise. Meyer takes the time to prove and explain each point he has. Now, this is not a hipster book of how to make your preaching more interesting using jokes, movie example
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Chuck
Feb 14, 2014 Chuck rated it really liked it
Jason Meyer keeps his promise. He sets out to place the concept of Preaching within the larger context of a "ministry of the word." He does that well. Meyer makes a number of interesting connections using a common rubric for evaluating stories. His connections are worthy of further investigation and thought.

The book doesn't claim to be a text on homiletics nor a how-to book for writing sermons. It sets out to be a Theology of Word that gives the contemporary preacher a foundation on which to bui
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Mike Berry
Jan 19, 2014 Mike Berry rated it it was amazing
Great book on the essential and only proper form of preaching... Expository.
Not just his opinion, but a well researched methodology of the why and how of heralding God's love letter written to humanity.
Justin
May 27, 2015 Justin rated it really liked it
Shelves: religion, homiletics
The second section, on stewarding the word in each sort of literature in the Bible, becomes a little repetitive, but it's necessary for the fullness of Meyer's work. Overall, he makes a strong theological case with immediate practical applications.
Jeff
Jun 14, 2014 Jeff rated it really liked it
Provides a clear and comprehensive theology of preaching and argues effectively for expository preaching being the best way to proclaim God's Word faithfully and consistently.
Seth Channell
Jul 22, 2015 Seth Channell rated it liked it
This book is great. The read will be better if you take the author's advice and skip Part 3 of the book.
Scott Carter
Sep 23, 2015 Scott Carter rated it it was amazing
Fantastic book. A great overview of how to preach from a Biblical Theology perspective and an exaltation to Biblical preaching!
Joey Rosado
Feb 17, 2014 Joey Rosado rated it it was amazing
There is been many books on biblical theology but not on preaching. This is a must read for anyone who wants to look at preaching throughout the whole Bible.
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