Martin Luther

Preaching Simply

Martin Luther ((As quoted in Martin Llyod-Jones, Preachers & Preaching, p. 128)) offers a helpful reminder to heady preachers:

“A preacher should have the skill to teach the unlearned simply, roundly and plainly; for teaching is of more importance than exhorting…When I preach I regard neither doctors nor magistrates, of whom I have above forty in the congregation. I have all my eyes on the servant maids and the children. And if the learned men are not well pleased with what they hear, well, the door is open.”

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Derek Griz

I am a Christian, a husband, a father, and a pastor (Immanuel Church). I write from those perspectives. Connect with me on Twitter (@derekgriz).