Thursday is for Discipleship Excerpt from a message on 1 Thessalonians 2:1-8 Context for these comments is verses 5-8 where Paul speaks of the integrity, tenderness, and purity of his motives in preaching the gospel. John 14:21 21 “He who has My commandments and keeps them is the one who loves Me; and he who … More Destroying Our Own Witness to the World
Tozer’s Corner “Prayer – secret, fervent, believing prayer – lies at the root of all personal godliness.” William Carey Let’s pray together for our growth in personal holiness. And as we pray, let’s be guided by these words from the apostle Paul and A.W. Tozer. But as we have been approved by God to be … More The Key to Godliness
Thursday is for Discipleship 1 Thessalonians 2:13-14 (ESV) And we also thank God constantly for this, that when you received the word of God, which you heard from us, you accepted it not as the word of men but as what it really is, the word of God, which is at work in you believers. For … More Proofs of Authentic Faith: Reception and Suffering
Wednesday is for Prayer At Philippi, Paul and Silas had been arrested, stripped, beaten with rods, thrown into an inner dungeon, immobilized by stocks on their feet, all for preaching the gospel (Acts 15:16-24). After an earthquake-miracle, they led their jailer and his family to faith in Christ, visited Lydia and the new church meeting … More Our Suffering is Not Wasted
Tuesday is for Preaching Why should a pastor preach expositionally? The content below is not mine. It is from 9Marks ministry. There is wisdom and challenge here for the young church planter to chew on. A pastor should preach expositionally because God works through God’s word. God speaking is God acting.* God created by his Word (Gen. 1:3; Ps. 33:6), and he recreates … More Is Expositional Preaching the Best Way to Unpack the Word of God?
Being Popular vs Being Powerful. Powerful words from A. W. Tozer.
Tuesday is for Preaching You attended worship last Sunday. Perhaps you led worship last Sunday. In either case, you heard or gave a message from the word of God. Either you or someone else, spent between 10-25 hours the week previous, studying a text, praying over a text. brooding over a text, asking God for … More Did You Hear What You Preached Last Sunday?
Tuesday is for Preaching My beautiful bride passed this jewel along to me. Remember, your preaching will be powerful because you walk with God. It will be weak and anemic because you don’t. It may be popular without holiness but it will only be powerful with holiness. The quote is from A. W. Tozer. You … More Being Popular vs Being Powerful