From Old Testament Text to Sermon

Bryan Murphy | December 5, 2016

From a practical standpoint, the issue of Christ-centered preaching is not about whether it is appropriate or acceptable to relate the content or principles found in OT texts to the person and work of Jesus Christ. It is fundamentally a question of whether every sermon needs to have Christ as the point of the message—regardless of the actual point of the text itself—in order to be true Christian preaching. This article seeks to demonstrate a number of biblically legitimate ways to preach the OT in a NT church context—thereby disproving the tenet that every message must have Christ as its point.

Vol. 27, no. 2 (Fall 2016)

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Murphy, Bryan. "From Old Testament Text to Sermon." The Master's Seminary Journal 27, no. 2 (Fall 2016): 141-50.