The only basis for pastoring


basis for pastoringA pastor holds a delicate position in society. His job is to get his people into right relationship with God. He must not confuse his will with God’s will. Because he speaks the word of God in the name of God, he can mistakenly think everything he says is of God. He can abuse the trust given him by insisting on his way, by wanting always to get the credit, by injecting self into ministry.

If you love others selflessly, you’ll do well in the pastorate. If you love God above all else, you’ll do well. Beware if you love self intensely. You are going to hurt the flock of God.

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9 responses to “The only basis for pastoring

  1. Happy new year to you and family my friend 😆

  2. Yes! May many more blessings shower you and your family this new year. ♥

  3. Oh, amen to this! How did you get so wise?? 😉

  4. AMEN. So simple, so to the point, but so profound and helpful.

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