Passionate for God or Addicted to Mediocrity?
The majesty of God calls for our response of love and excellence.
We represent a great God who is over all and whose majesty is beyond all comparison. The greatest tragedy on earth is that people do not honor this great God. Our great goal in life is to bring honor to God. And we preachers have the opportunity of doing that when we preach. When people come to any meeting under the name of God, they should leave with the sense that God is great. Therefore our preaching, our worship-leading, our singing or whatever else we do in the name of God should always leave people with the impression that God is great.
I experienced this as a youth every Sunday as I sat under the ministry of the Rev. George Good. We participated in glorious services each Sunday, and Sunday became my favorite day of the week. I realized that the ministry was a glorious call and it thrilled me just to think that God may have called me, a shy youth who thought he would not amount to anything, to be a minister of the glorious gospel. I was fired by an ambition to do what I can to reflect ...