Article: Preaching – Inadequate Necessity

The link below is to an article that takes a quick look at what we must do in preaching and how inadequate it is, all with the assistance of a quote from Charles Spurgeon.

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Safeguard Against False Doctrine

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J. C. Ryle (1816 - 1900)What is the best safeguard against false doctrine?
The Bible: the Bible regularly read, regularly prayed over, regularly studied.

J. C. Ryle  (1816 – 1900)

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Professional, Spectacular, Fleshly Music

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A. W. Pink (1886-1952)Is a choir needed to ‘lead’ worship? What choir was needed to aid the Savior and His apostles as they sung that hymn in the upper room, ere going forth into the Garden? (Matthew 26:30). What choir was needed to assist the apostles, as with bleeding backs they sang praises to God in the Philippian dungeon? Singing to be acceptable to God must come from the heart. And to whom do the choirs sing — to God, or to the people?

The attractiveness of singing has been substituted for “the foolishness of preaching.” The place which music now holds in many of our public services is a solemn “sign of the times” to those who have eyes to see. But is music wrong? Has not God Himself bestowed the gift? Surely, but what we are now complaining about is church-singing that is professional and spectacular, that which is of the…

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