Saturday, June 21, 2014

The Uncomfortable Interrogative

Carrick recalls how Lloyd-Jones spoke about the use of asking questions, probing questions, in the midst of a sermon.  He regarded it as "the element of attack."

Oftentimes, simply stating the facts, an indicative, leaves the listener without a sense of probing himself about what he actually believes or is doing, how he is responding.  The question, delivered with skill, can leave a listener intrinsically uncomfortable and motivated to think deeply and consider or reconsider.

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