Logic on Fire
The Life and Legacy of Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones
When Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones gave a series of lectures on the subject of preaching in 1969, he coined a term that became an emblematic description of his own ministry. “What is preaching?”, he was asked. His reply?
“Logic on fire!”
And so, seizing upon that title, Logic on Fire is a feature-length DVD documentary (3 DVDs) with over 4.5 hours of special features, a 128-page book, and much more.
But what does this mean and how does it manifest itself in preaching? Logic on Fire: The Life and Legacy of Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones charts the story of this remarkable man, widely considered one of the most influential preachers of the 20th century.
More than simply a recounting of the man’s life, Logic on Fire examines Lloyd-Jones’s home life, his spiritual influences, the emphasis he brought to his two pastorates, the way he sought a union of “logic” and “fire” in preaching, as well as his continued relevance and influence in evangelicalism today. Logic on Fire emphasizes not only the need for clarity in preaching, tenderness in pastoring, and carefulness in worship, but also a humble dependence upon God to make the work of the ministry effective.
Table of Contents
- Director’s Statement
- Contributor’s Notes
- Editor’s Statement
- Selected Hymn Texts
- Thoughts on the Score
- Sermons by Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones:
- 1) Acceptable Unto the Lord
- 2) The King and His Kingdom
- 3) What is Christianity?
- 4) How to Become a Christian
Numerous Historic Locations and Contributors
Shot in historic locations across Wales, England, Scotland, and the United States, Logic On Fire features interviews with Jeremy Bailey, Ben Bailie, Keith Batstone, Ann Beatt, Christopher Catherwood, Elizabeth Catherwood, Jonathan Catherwood, Andrew Christofides, John Cheeseman, George Curry, Andrew Davies, D. Eryl Davies, Ian M. Densham, Adam Desmond, Liz Desmond, Kevin DeYoung, Ligon Duncan, Eifion Evans, Philip H. Eveson, Sinclair B. Ferguson, Ian Hamilton, W. Vernon Higham, Basil Howlett, John MacArthur, Bethan Marshall, Anthony Mathenia, Conrad Mbewe, Jason Meyer, Iain H. Murray, Robert Oliver, Bruce Powell, Richard Owen Roberts, John Snyder, R.C. Sproul, Ceinwen Swann, Justin Taylor, Geoff Thomas, David A. Tucker, Rhiannon Tunnicliffe, Jeremy Walker, Paul David Washer, and Donald S. Whitney.