How To Know If You Are Being Called To Preach

How do you know whether God is calling you to preach or not? What are some indications that He is?The Calling From every place that I’ve read, it is clear that no one calls themselves into them the ministry to preach. It is a clarion call from God. When God called the prophets, they were reluctant at first, thinking that they were either too young or unqualified but God isn’t looking for qualified men to preach…He qualifies them to preach. The calling is not of human origin, just as the Apos … [Read more...]

What Does A Sermon Outline Look Like?

What does a sermon outline look like? How do you make one from scratch?The Greatest Sermon Ever If we look in the Bible and really, throughout church history, the greatest sermon ever preached wasn’t the one by the Apostle Peter on the Day of Pentecost (Acts 2) or the Apostle Paul’s message to King Agrippa (Acts 26) but the Sermon on the Mount, given by Jesus in Matthew chapter 5. Jesus was making one overall point; that those who be like the salt of the earth or a light to the world (Matt 5 … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About Preaching

Here are seven Bible verses about preaching. Matthew 28:18-20 “And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.” This is an imperative command, much like a parent commanding their child to get out of the street imm … [Read more...]

What Is The Difference Between Preaching And Teaching? A Bible Study

Is there a difference between preaching and teaching? If so, what are the differences? The Office of Teacher For those who have the gift of teaching they have an almost insatiable appetite to learn from the Word of God. They have a deep, passionate desire to dig into spiritual truths. They carefully sift through the teachings of others. They are on mission to discover and then validate the truths that they find in the Bible, taking no one’s word for it. They honor Scripture over their own e … [Read more...]

Should Women Be Pastors or Preachers of a Church?

Can a woman be a pastor or preacher according to the Bible?  What does the Bible say about whether a woman can or cannot be a pastor or a preacher?  Let’s allow the Bible to answer this question for us and not rely upon human opinion.Qualifications of a PastorFirst Timothy 3:1-7 “If anyone aspires to the office of overseer, he desires a noble task.  Therefore an overseer must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, sober-minded, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, able to teach, … [Read more...]