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'Testifying to the Good News of God's Grace'

'Testifying to the Good News of God's Grace'

My Dear Shepherds,

Doctors enter the practice of medicine. Lawyers, the practice of law. Pastors enter the practice of grace. Grace is our stock-in-trade. But practicing grace is not much like the professions of medicine or law.

Paul summed up his ministry goal when he bid farewell to the Ephesian elders: “my only aim is to finish the race and complete the task the Lord Jesus has given me—the task of testifying to the good news of God’s grace” (Acts 20:24). Evangelical Wordworkers know that we must always declare and embody God’s grace in Christ.

But there are ways even the most committed gospel preachers hinder their gospel work. Did you ever inadvertently try to drive without releasing the emergency brake on your car? You can go but something’s not right. There’s a drag.

Our declaration of God’s grace drags when we grow lax about mining treasures, old and new from the Scriptures. Grace, like manna, must be collected afresh every morning, at ...

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