Tag Archives: Lloyd-Jones

The Chief End of Preaching: A Sense of God

“What is the chief end of preaching? I like to think it is this. It is to give men and women a sense of God and his presence. As I have said already, during this last year I have been … Continue reading

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The Lightning and Thunder

D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones is careful to make a distinction between the sermon which has been prepared and the actual preaching of that sermon. There is high drama in the moment when the man of God stands before the people of … Continue reading

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Preach To Us Like We Are Sinners

One more story from Preaching and Preachers.Lloyd-Jones was given the opportunity to preach at a college chapel in the University of Oxford, and the wife of the Principal came rushing up to him afterwards. Here is the exchange they shared: “Do … Continue reading

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When It Doesn’t Last 24 Hours

Any believer who desires to see sinners come to Christ but also wants to trust God’s power rather than manipulative gimmicks will inevitably encounter situations where a difficult decision must be made (by the evangelist). The Gospel has been faithfully shared, the listener has … Continue reading

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Preaching and Preachers, D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

I have really benefited from reading D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones’ Preaching and Preachers last week. It had been recommended to me for several years, and now that I have read it, I realize how influential this book has been on my … Continue reading

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Lloyd-Jones on the Condition of our Listeners and the Content of our Preaching

“And beyond this, we must never give the impression that all that is needed is for people to make a little adjustment in their thinking and ideas and behaviour; that is to militate against our message. Our message is that … Continue reading

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The Doctor on the Dangerous Combination of Puritans and Young Preachers

“I have observed that certain young men who have developed a new interest, for instance, in the Puritans, start speaking and writing as if they lived in the seventeenth century. That is quite ludicrous.” (137)  “The new interest in the … Continue reading

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