Before you go to church today, pray! Later, after attending worship today, pray again! Why such admonition on this Sunday morning? It is because blessings from the Holy Spirit are not found everywhere people are assembled before ministers who are opening their mouths. Oft times, when people are gathered for worship, ministers and congregants are … More What’s In Your Pulpit?
Towards the end of the book of Job, a young man named Elihu decides to speak. Thus far, he has shown deference to the other older and more mature counselors, but he can contain himself no longer. He states: Behold, my belly is like wine that has no vent; like new wineskins ready to burst. … More He’s About to Burst
In Paul’s opening words to his Galatian friends, he makes the following declaration: For am I now seeking the approval of man, or of God? Or am I trying to please man? If I were still trying to please man, I would not be a servant of Christ. (Galatians 1:10) It is clear from … More God-pleasers, Man-pleasers, Preachers, and People