“Teaching is like a mirror. It can show you if your face is dirty, but the mirror will not wash your face.”
Dylan wasn’t getting good grades. Maybe it was his short attention span. Maybe it was because he wasn’t the sharpest tool in the shed. Maybe it was a combination of the two. Regardless, his grades didn’t float; they weren’t above “C level.”
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Imagine this scenario: You put your personal trust in Jesus Christ. You turn from your sins and are publically baptized. You study the Scriptures and pray on a daily basis.…
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As a minister, have you ever heard this from a church member: “Justification? Sanctification? Incarnation? I’m sorry pastor; I just don’t understand these biblical concepts.” As a result of this frequent complaint, many pastors simply change the way they preach.
But Dr. James M. Hamilton Jr. isn’t buying it.
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It’s easy to lose sight of exactly what Jesus had in mind when He outlined the Great Commission. He wanted His church to make disciples, not just converts, believers, or followers.
If we don’t make disciples, we commit the same mistake George Whitefield made 250 years ago.