Thanks for reading my blog this week. I hope you found something helpful here. You can sign up for email updates under the picture to the left.
My new book, It Happens After Prayer, was released early. Thanks for all who have purchased the book. I hope it encourages you to pray with faith, hope, and joy.
I posted my sermon on Matthew 19:3-10: “Jesus’ Answer to the Question of Divorce”
Shout-out to Pastor Carl Livingston and the Walnut Grove Baptist Church of Clarksville, TN. Thanks for the opportunity to preach this past Sunday night through Tuesday.
Book Recommendation: Pick up Manhood Restored by Eric Mason.
I am excited about participating in the National Conference on Preaching 2013 next month.
Registration is open for the 2013 E.K. Bailey Preaching Conference.
Joe Thorn: Scripture in Worship
Trillia Newbell: I Was an Abortionist
Mitch Chase: Preach the Old Testament as if Jesus is Risen
Thabiti Anyabwile: The Pastor’s Heavy, Happy Heart
Mark Driscoll: “What’s the difference between preaching and teaching?”
The Blazing Center: There Really is a Reason – 12 Benefits of Affliction
Anthony Carter: Discussing and Dealing with Pornography
Trevin Wax: Are You Counseling a Saint, Sufferer, or Sinner?
The Blazing Center: Really? ALL THINGS Without Grumbling? Really?
Joe Carter: 9 Things You SHould Know About Planned Parenthood
R.C. Sproul: Are there contradictions in the Bible?
Prayerlessness is a declaration of independence. But needy people pray. – It Happens After prayer. p. 24
Do you have any shout-outs? Have you read anything this week worth sharing? Join the conversation in the comments section.
The Most Important Commandment
And one of the scribes came up and heard them disputing with one another, and seeing that he answered them well, asked him, “Which commandment is the most important of all?” Jesus answered, “The most important is, ‘Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’ The second is this:‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.” And the scribe said to him, “You are right, Teacher. You have truly said that he is one, and there is no other besides him. And to love him with all the heart and with all the understanding and with all the strength, and to love one’s neighbor as oneself, is much more than all whole burnt offerings and sacrifices.” And when Jesus saw that he answered wisely, he said to him, “You are not far from the kingdom of God.” And after that no one dared to ask him any more questions. – Mark 12:28-34 Armies win…