Donald Schmidt

Using the Types of Christ

Jesus taught His disciples that the Old Testament (OT) writers predicted things about Him that had to be fulfilled (Luke 24:25–27, 44–47). One of the ways the OT Scriptures predict New Testament (NT) realities about Jesus and His gospel is by means of typo... Read More »

Preaching God’s Justice

One of the delights of preaching is the privilege to help people rightly understand the character or attributes of God.  Preaching on the attributes of God is important because God has revealed Himself to us in the Scriptures and desires to be known according... Read More »

The Mystery of Preaching: The Spirit, The Word, and Human Agency

In his classic work, On the Preparation and Delivery of Sermons, John A. Broadus stresses the need for effective preaching, arguing that the “the record of Christian history has been that the strength of the church is directly related to the strength of the ... Read More »

Preaching Pointers from Philemon

The Letter to Philemon is the shortest of Paul’s writings. Even though it is so brief, J. B. Lightfoot, the noted British NT scholar, describes Philemon as “infinitely precious.”[1]J. B. Lightfoot, Colossians and Philemon, The Crossway Classic Commentari... Read More »