By Jesse Jenkins

Benchley, November 19, 2017

  • I Timothy 4:13 – Timothy was told to give attention to reading, to exhortation, to teaching.
  • Titus was told to preach the word. Titus 3:15
    • Titus was told to preach the authoritative word of God.
  • The church at Corinth assembled to study the Word. I Corinthians 14:23-25.
  • In the Lord’s Supper assembly, Paul preached the Word. Acts 20:7
  • Thus, preaching is a very important part of the local church.
  • The preacher:
    • Speak words that become sound doctrine. Titus 2:1
    • Speak so as to be understood. I Corinthians 14:19
    • Speak the truth in love. Ephesians 4:15
    • Speak with all authority. Titus 2:15
  • The listener:
    • Take head how you hear. Luke 8:18
    • Take heed what you hear. Acts 17:11
    • Be sure the Word is mixed with faith. Hebrews 4:2
    • Control your thinking – do not let your mind wander.
    • Uphold, do not apologize for the truth that was taught.
    • Put the word to use in your life. James 1:22-25

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