Field Notes – 2/10/M
Last Sunday’s Songs at Banstead Community Church: 1) Glory be to God the Father; 2) O Great God; 3) His mercy is more; 4) The Lord’s my shepherd; 5) Jesus shall reign where’ver the sun.
“If a preacher exalts himself; seeks to exhibit his own glory; craves admiration or applause; or has any greedy or self-serving design in his sermon, it cannot be said (nor will it be accounted by God) to be legitimate preaching. The preacher’s one job is to proclaim the whole counsel of God in a way that makes the gospel clear and magnifies the glory of God.” (John MacArthur)
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The 4 main characters of the Psalms (as intro’d by Ps1&2)
- The LORD
- The King/Christ
- Those who take refuge in him
- Those who reject him
“The preacher who neglects to pray much must be very careless about his ministry.” (Charles Spurgeon)