Excellent, Edifying (and Even Entertaining) Sermon on a Controversial Topic

by Jun 18, 2013Piety, Theology0 comments

My thinking—and my soul—really profited from this sermon by Kevin DeYoung. The thoughts were not new to me, since I’d read his excellent book The Hole in Our Holiness, but I had forgotten how engaging (and humorous) he was in person.

One of the newest reasons I’ve come across—and one of the most powerful—for hewing to an expository preaching method is  the “balance” in emphasis (if you can call it that) between God’s sovereignty and human responsibility. Some years ago I realized I had fallen prey to exactly the kind of thinking DeYoung so carefully critiques. In fact, I wrote an article about it last year. But DeYoung puts it all so much better—and with more Scripture!

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