Monday, April 30, 2012

Loving Christ's Church

Richard Baxter wisely writes that love for the church ought to be in a pastor's heart,
"He needs to delight in its beauty, seek for its good and rejoice in its welfare.  He must be willing to spend and be spent for the sake of the church." The Reformed Pastor
This is a key part of a man's call to the ministry.  Can it be seen that he loves the church of Christ, rejoices in her, thanks God for her, serves her, speaks well of her, is ready and willing to do all in his power to see her flourish.  Of course this is the duty of every Christian.

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