We need truth! Not entertainment! It's obvious from his sermon, that there are fellow ministers in the audience, who will be thinking: He doesn't understand! People won't sit for a long sermon. They don't want a long Bible reading. They want a worship band, and The Holy Gospel Dance troupe. You know who won't sit for a long sermon? Goats! The sheep want sermons. They want Bible reading. They want prayer meetings.
Yes, they can keep making the church like the world, and get bigger congregations...but they aren't Christians. What will happen, pastors, if you stop catering to the world? The goats will get bored and leave. You're right about that. But the sheep will spread it through the grapevine: Guess What!!! My pastor has started to preach!! Just preach the word preacher, and let God and the Holy Spirit worry about filling the church. Did Jesus encourage the mega church? No. He understood exactly why they were there. He didn't want an audience. He wanted disciples. Please pastors, preach to the sheep! Someday you'll be thankful you did: When the Lord says, Well done my good and faithful servant.
In the meantime, why do you think the sheep are sitting at home watching SermonAudio and YouTube? It's the only way they can be fed. The goats are busy watching Pentecost, the musical with the Tongues of fire danc
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Great Sermon! Awesome sermon. I love it!
Great Sermon! Good stuff !!!
A great sermon by an excellent expositor This is a well needed sermon. I have been listening to Dr. Lawson for several months!
Dr. Steven J. Lawson is President and founder of OnePassion Ministries, a ministry designed to equip biblical expositors to bring about a new reformation in the church. He is also a Teaching Fellow for Ligonier Ministries and Professor of Preaching and oversees the Doctor of...