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“The first and principal duty of a pastor is to feed the flock by diligent preaching of the word. It is a promise relating to the new testament, that God would give unto his church “pastors according to his own heart, which should feed them with knowledge and understanding” (Jer.

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Kingdom Quotes

The Pastor in Prayer (Part 3)

Over the last two posts, I’ve tried to show that an essential part of the pastor’s ministry is prayer and that the ministry of prayer should consist in two things: the pastor in… 819 more words

Prayer

Leadership & Being Faithful

I hereby command you: Be strong and courageous; do not be frightened or dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go. – Joshua 1:9… 677 more words

Where Revival Begins

“We shall never be revived until we realizingly feel our absolute and entire dependence on God – until we can heartily and without reserve say, ‘My soul, wait thou only upon God, for my expectation is from him.'”

Edward Griffin

Pastoral Ministry

Is this your story?

A pastor who will remain nameless sent me this text message:

Can’t tell you how many times I had to get in pulpit when felt like life was crashing around me and when family seemed to be falling apart.

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Pastoral Ministry

Setting consciences on fire

“We are not sent into the pulpit to shew our wit and eloquence but to set the consciences of men on fire.”
Solomon Stoddard

Pastoral Ministry

God has already approved

Go, eat your bread with joy, and drink your wine with a merry heart, for God has already approved what you do. Eccl. 9:7

I take Qohelet to be saying that before we achieve what we want in our work (if we ever do), God is already smiling on us.

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Biblical Studies