Category Archives: H. B. Charles, Jr.

Pastor-Teacher, Shiloh Metropolitan Baptist Church, Jacksonville, Florida

Relevance…

…if Scripture is not inherently relevant, you cannot make it so. H. B. Charles, Jr, On Preaching, p. 60

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Lectio continua…

Continuous exposition ensures your congregation is properly exposed to the unfamiliar texts, obscure personalities and unpopular truths of the Bible they need to hear. H. B. Charles, Jr., On Preaching, P. 60

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New directions…

You must preach the whole counsel of God, which often involves stretching and challenging yourself in new directions. You should give your people a comprehensive diet of God’s Word. H. B. Charles, Jr., On Preaching, p. 57

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God’s concern…

…your concern for the preaching moment can never match God’s. His name, Word and glory are at stake when you preach. H. B. Charles, Jr., On Preaching, p. 55 No pressure./THB

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Scripture interpret Scripture…

As you let Scripture interpret Scripture, it will reinforce the meaning of one passage by demonstrating that it is consistent with what Scripture teaches in other places. H. B. Charles, Jr., On Preaching, pp. 51-52

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Bare minimum…

At its bare minimum, preaching should involve explanation and exhortation. We should call upon the hearer to shape their thinking and behavior by the Word of God. (James 1:22) H. B. Charles, Jr., On Preaching, p. 52

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Preaching and teaching…

Preaching and teaching go together. To preach the Word requires teaching the Word. So we should not be hesitant about having heavy doses of explanation in our preaching. H. B. Charles, Jr., On Preaching, p. 51

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