Now and then, it’s good to stop and bask in the kindness of God with respect to what we have been given in the Bible. It is the word of God. God has spoken. God has spoken. And it’s all here in Holy Scripture. Not one word missing. Not one word misspoken. Not one word mistaken. Incredible.
“The words of the Lord are pure words; as silver tried in a furnace on the earth, refined seven times” (Ps 12:6).
“The sum of Your word is truth, and every one of Your righteous ordinances is everlasting” (Ps 119:60).
The only thing that makes sense, then, is to preach Scripture in a way that seeks to stay surrendered to the biblical text so that the message is discernibly directed by the authorial intent of the particular passage. That is expository preaching. And because God’s word is so valuable, expository preaching imparts blessing in many ways.
Consider a few benefits from sitting under regular expository preaching: