I came across this quote in John Piper’s book, Brothers, We Are Not Professionals, which I found to be very thought provoking: “I [do not] want to give the impression that I think there is virtue in reading many books. In fact one of my greatest complaints in seminary was that professors trained students in bad habits of superficial reading because they assigned too many … Continue reading Reading less could be reading more
Thanksgiving is just around the corner and indeed, we have so much to be thankful for. This time of the year is just a little reminder of all the ways that God has blessed us. First and foremost, Christians need to be thankful and grateful for the salvation that we have in Jesus Christ. Without Christ we have nothing – with Christ we have everything! … Continue reading Gratitude or Grace?
“Some pastors and preachers are lazy and no good. They do not pray; they do not read; they do not search the Scripture…..The call is: watch, study, attend to reading. In truth you cannot read too much in Scripture; and what you read you cannot read too carefully, and what you read carefully you cannot understand too well, and what you understand well you cannot … Continue reading Martin Luther on Pastoral Diligence