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June 27, 2011, 8:23 AM

After Thoughts


One of the most excruciating tasks for a minister is to lay down the law, so to speak.  To speak a word that is not popular.  To point out a boundary that one should not transgress without serious ramifications.  To say "no" when the prevailing wisdom of culture says "yes."  I suppose that there are ministers out there who take extreme delight in playing the pious gas bag down from Sinai.  Not me.

I would much rather spend my pulpit and lectern time reminding and exhorting you of God's love and his glorious future plans of restoration.  Yesterday, in both the Ezekiel study and the pulpit on Paul, was one of those times where we have to hear a stabilizing word to keep us from going off the spiritual tracks.

 


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