I must credit Steve Lawson for these gems (heard during my run today).
George Whitfield (called the “Chief of Pastors” by Charles Spurgeon who himself was called the “Prince of Preachers”) focused on three key themes (R’s) in his 3 decades of preaching:
Ruination of sin – Rom. 3:23: For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.
Redemption in Christ – Gal. 3:13: Christ has redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us.
Regeneration by Holy Spirit – 1 Cor. 12:13: For by one Spirit are we all baptized into one body,