Preaching Without a Bible

The Orthodox Life

Imagine that you are a preacher.  God himself has called you to be a preacher, and He has put many people under your care.  It is your job to teach them the “three Gs” . . . 1) Who is God?  2) What has God done?  3) What does God require?    You only have one week to prepare a top-notch sermon, worthy for presentation to God’s people.  So, you get to work, and you prepare your sermon diligently.

There is only one catch . . . you are not allowed to use a Bible!  You are not even allowed to see any books which quote anything from the Bible.  And you do not have any Bible verses memorized.

Now what are you going to do?  How are you going to preach to people about God, if you cannot even use the Bible?  Is such a thing even possible?

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