... of others too much, too long, to my harm)!The Rev. David Groves told church leaders in a seminar Thursday that preachers make one big mistake: They seek guidance from biblical commentary before studying the Bible itself.Get into the word on your own, before you consult others ... God gave you a good mind, use it!
"Do not rely on commentaries because they will stunt your growth," Groves said. Commentaries aren't to be altogether avoided but used as a reference only after you've studied the text.
Groves spoke to attendees at the National Baptist Sunday School and Baptist Training Union Congress in a seminar on "Expository Preaching."
HT: Christian Headlines