Thursday is for Preaching The language is from another time. The spelling is from another place. The truth behind the quote is trans-cultural and timeless. “A man preacheth that sermon only well unto others which preacheth itself in his own soul. And he that doth not feed on and thrive in the digestion of the … More Preparing to Preach Easter
Saturday Musings Alexander Whyte’s counsel on how to pour out our heart over sin when we find it. “And, as with all our trouble, so let us do with all our sins. For our sin is the mother of all our trouble; get rid of the mother, and you will soon get rid of her … More Killing Sin Before it Kills You and Your Relationships
Saturday Musing “The first and principal duty of a pastor is to feed the flock by diligent preaching of the Word.” — John Owen, English Puritan Pastors: Remind your heart every day that this is your job. Remind your heart as you study, as pray, and as you prepare your messages. Remind your heart as … More What is Your Job?
Monday is for Discussion I have posted on the doctrine of the Trinity a number of times recently reflecting my growing concern about the lack of clarity in the modern church’s thinking and verbiage related to the doctrine. I hear layman, leaders and even pastors sometimes saying too little and sometimes too much, using illustrations … More Does the Trinity Matter?
Weekend Reading Quotes David Clarkson, preaching at John Owen’s Funeral: As a preacher, Owen bowed before his own maxim, that “a man preacheth that sermon only well unto others which preacheth itself in his own soul.” J.I. Packer’s introduction to John Owen’s The Mortification of Sin: A Puritan’s view of How to Deal with Sin … More Quotes to motivate and inspire