Your Strongest Preaching Should Be To Yourself

This week I started re-reading Power Through Prayer by E. M. Bounds.  The opening chapter alone is worth having a copy of his work in your library!  He heralds such statements as: “The Church is looking for better methods; God is looking for better men.” and “The Holy Ghost does not flow through methods, but through men.”  and “(The preacher) makes or mars the message from God to man.”

It is as though he looked forward through time more than a hundred years to give us insight on where we are today.  And still, one of his strongest observations is

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What’s Your Greatest Ambition?

God has placed within you abilities, talents, giftings, and insights that are unique to you and your call.  How are you using them?  Maybe a better question would be, “How would you like to be using them?”

What are your ambitions for life and ministry?  Never let anyone tell you

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Can People Trust You With Their Hearts?

(First posted August 31, 2010)
As I reached out to minister to someone yesterday, they responded with a comment that deeply impacted my thoughts and challenged my spirit. I want to pass it along to you today and pray that you will be challenged as well.

You and I are working together to achieve the extraordinary in the lives of those to whom we minister! God has placed within us a unique

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