Today's podcast considers a three word question: "Text or Event"? Should we focus on the text or the event connected to the text? Jason DeRouchie and Tom Kelby argue the preacher is called to focus on the Biblical text rather than the event described in the text.
For more detailed teaching on 1 Samuel 17 (a passage focused on in this podcast) listen to Jason's "Old Testament Survey" connected to 1 Samuel 17. Open the link below, scroll to the category titled "Old Testament Survey," and select number 23: https://handstotheplow.org/teaching-resources/english/sermons/