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It was a joy to preach the Corpus Christi Citywide Revival this week. Shout-out to my friend, Pastor Arthur Lane, for the invitation.
Shout-out to Bob Kauflin for the opportunity to speak at the 2015 WorshipGod Conference in Louisville.
The Cutting It Straight Expository Preaching Conference is fast approaching. I hope you will join us September 22-24, 2015, at the Shiloh Church in Jacksonville (FL), for three days of model preaching, practical instruction, and warm fellowship. There will also be tracks for youth ministers and worship leaders. Register today.
Check out my new post: I’m Jealous of the #HealthyPreacherMovement
I wrote a second post for preachers this week: “Guarding Your Heart in the Pulpit”
Cameron Triggs: 66 Books on Grace
John Piper: The Podcast Pastor
Kevin DeYoung: One Simple Way to Encourage Your Pastor
Marty Duren: 3 Sermon Prep tips for Bi-vocational Pastors
Joe Gibbes: 3 Things to Look for in a Youth Minister
Jason Helopoulous: Ten Proposed Commandments for Christian Parenting
Darrell Bock: The Bible and Same-Sex Marriage: 6 Common But Mistaken Claims
Tony Reinke: Four Promises for Our Breakups
Nicholas T. Batzig: What Should We Do When They Stray?
David Murray: 8 Reasons Why Loving Money is so Dangerous
Aaron Armstrong: The most Important Word in Your Vocabulary (But Hardest To Say)
BOOK OF THE WEEK: How to Master the English Bible by James M. Gray
WEBSITE OF THE WEEK: Blogging Theologically | Aaron Armstrong
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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…