Field Notes – 13/7/T
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“The godly man studies how to please God, the wicked how to please himself.” (Henry Scudder)
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“Not me, but you. A short prayer. A simple prayer. But I say it over and over again. Because that’s exactly what I want. I don’t want my preaching to be all about me – and my abilities. I want it to be all about God – and His abilities.” (Tim Hawkins)
“Leaders who are concerned to win the respect of the community to reach the community are very dangerous because they are one small step from losing that which makes a church a church. Don’t get carried away with gaining respectability and success with the world.”
“There needs to be a firm resolution about what kind of leaders we need to be – the kind that the world respects or the kind that speaks to the world like the prophets of old.”
“If you are ever going to be about growing the church you must do it from a firm foundation of the truth that even if you don’t grow you won’t move from it.”
“Although God knows all our sins, yet he wants to know them from us, and requires from us a simple confession of them; not so that he may be informed, but that we may be humbled.” (Matthew Henry)