The booklet is a brief account of the main principles on which expository preaching is based. The content comprises eight sections dealing with such subjects as the distinctives of expository preaching, the priority of such preaching in the church today, the need for pastoral preaching, for clarity of structure and for relevance in application.
Over the past generation, Eric Alexander has been one of the world s leading preachers. In this useful booklet he lays out eight bedrock principles for the faithful exposition of Scripture. All of the hallmarks of his influential ministry are present here: abiding passion for the Word of God, tender love for the church of Jesus Christ, deep dependence on the Holy Spirit, and pressing urgency for the proclamation of the gospel. —Dr. Philip G. Ryken