When faced with the problems that so often plague life, many people search the Bible for instruction, hope, or solutions. That’s definitely a good idea. But exactly how they search for that help in the pages of God’s Word might be leaving them feeling empty.
It’s a little-known fact that civilian life is filled with gadgets and tools that actually originated from military applications. Items like GPS navigation, cell phones, and of course, those 8 miles-per-gallon hummers, all had their start in war zones! But it’s not just “stuff.” The military has cranked out some great advice, as well.
Here are some “gems” from the front lines that have stood the test of time…and gunfire.
What is the purpose of preaching? Think about it for a moment. Is it to fill half an hour of the worship service? To provide more knowledge for people? To impress others with our knowledge of Scripture? To teach the Word of God?
According to D.L. Moody, the purpose of preaching is to compel others to take action.