The Bible is a book about God

Haddon Robinson's book Biblical Preaching is a classic text on homiletics. It's one of those books that seems fresh and relevant every time I read it. This summer, I was surprised to rediscover a section in which Haddon talks about God-centered preaching:

God reveals Himself in the Scriptures. The Bible, therefore, isn't a textbook about ethics or a manual on how to solve personal problems. The Bible is a book about God. When you study a biblical text, therefore, you should ask, "What is the vision of God in this passage?" God is always there. Look for Him…

To apply a passage, "you need to see what your passage reveals about God and the way people responded and lived before God. Look for the same factors in contemporary life."

Darryl Dash

Darryl Dash

I'm a grateful husband, father, oupa, and pastor of Grace Fellowship Church Don Mills. I love learning, writing, and encouraging. I'm on a lifelong quest to become a humble, gracious old man.
Toronto, Canada