Paul shares several passages of Scripture that will help you “shift the focus of your heart and mind from the cares of this past week to the joyful worship of God tomorrow.” You won’t be able to read them all but why not try to read at least one passage or one passage from each of the categories he suggests. He even has links right to the Scripture passages for most he suggests. Start here.
Archive for June 16th, 2012
Lina reminds us that there were some pretty great historical role models for us dads to emulate. They happen also to be all found in the Bible. Click here to read about these seven dads and one characteristic from each that is worth imitating in our lives! Lina also reminds us of the best model of a Father we have.
“The preacher is only the half of the Church’s activity of proclamation. . . .The assumption seems to be that, whereas the preacher is really doing something, the people have a passive role, like so many jugs waiting to be filled. . . .Anyone who has regularly preached over many years but then has been a strong member of a congregation for some time, would (if he had strong views of preaching) be hard put to it to decide which was the more demanding, preaching well or listening properly.”
–T. H.L. Parker, Calvin’s Preaching, p. 48