Being the Voice of God
A really spot on set of observations coming from David Prince. First the problem:
Many stroll to the pulpit to talk to their congregation about God. They don’t really believe that in Christian preaching they are speaking for God.
And the difference:
Martyn Lloyd-Jones wrote, “True preaching, after all, is God acting. It is not just a man uttering words; it is God using him.” Do you believe that? I find many evangelicals are committed to biblical inerrancy and have sound theology, but possess a casual attitude toward preaching. The difference between understanding the preaching task as identifying with the people and talking about God and as standing under the authority of God and preaching his word as his voice to the congregation is profound.
You can read the full article here: http://erlc.com/article/the-word-domesticated