- It honors the doctrines of bibliology: namely, inspiration, inerrancy, infallibility, perspicuity, and authorial intent.
- It helps us know and follow the mind of God.
- It teaches people how to study the Bible properly.
- It demonstrates the profitability of all Scripture.
- It sets the agenda for the pulpit.
- It provides context and orientation for any given preaching unit.
- It reveals the nuances and contours of the text.
- It creates familiarity with the books of the Bible.
- It highlights the “foolishness of God” (1 Cor 1:18–31).
- It promotes the work of the Spirit of God in the lives of our people through His use of the Word of God.
- It presents the most comprehensive understanding of God.
These points are fleshed out a bit more here.
Also, I was introduced to a preacher this last week that I had not heard before. A series of his sermons was offered by Monergism.com. The preachers name is Arturo Azurdia. A website featuring many of his sermons can be found here. He practices the above in his preaching.