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Those who do the preaching have a great responsibility!

Hebrews 13:17 Obey them that have the rule over you, and submit yourselves: for they watch for your souls, as they that must give account, that they may do it with joy, and not with grief: for that is unprofitable for you.

1 Corinthians 14:37 If any man think himself to be a prophet, or spiritual, let him acknowledge that the things that I write unto you are the commandments of the Lord. (Spiritual teachings we are commanded to keep)

Unfortunately, many people in the Church do not believe God. I suspect that many who are listening to the sermons on Sunday decide what is important to them or what applies to them, when in fact, all applies to them, I included. Preaching is how God calls the lost and raises up churches. Preaching is how God edifies and instructs the Church in Truth and Righteousness.

Romans 10:14 How then will they call on him in whom they have not believed? And how are they to believe in him of whom they have never heard? And how are they to hear without someone preaching?

To have a Church there must be a Preacher preaching to the congregation (Church) on Sunday. That is the keynote of the day. You can have Sunday Schools, bible studies and life groups, but without a preacher, you don’t have a church. The preacher represents Christ who is the Cornerstone of the Church.

Ephesians 2: 17-21 And he came and preached peace to you who were far off and peace to those who were near. For through him we both have access in one Spirit to the Father. So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints and members of the household of God, built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus himself being the cornerstone, in whom the whole structure, being joined together, grows into a holy temple in the Lord. (The Church)

As Jesus said in Matthew 13:24-30, there will always be weeds in the wheat.

The Apostle Paul summed it up in 1 Corinthians 14:38 But if any man be ignorant, let him be ignorant. Don’t be counted in that group! Pray that God will open your heart to understand all that He is giving to you through preaching. Search it out like a “pearl of great price”.  Matthew 13:46

I pray that God will bless all the preaching of His Word and that a great revival would spread wherever His Word is preached and that many will be saved.

In Jesus, Amen!

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Author: Jerry Cartwright

I live north of San Antonio, Texas in the hill country community of Spring Branch, Texas. I have lived in Spring Branch since 1996. I occasionally teach adult Sunday School classes and preach at retirement homes on Sunday which I enjoy very much. My wife and I married in 1960 and have 3 children, and 13 grandchildren. We enjoy our home in the beautiful South Texas Hill Country where I am now retired and spend my time attending church, reading, writing, working on the internet (INOE), gardening, and photography. I believe in the Lord God Jesus Christ, His salvation by grace, His suffering and death on the cross for all men, and His resurrection to life. I pray that God will use this blog to bring people to Jesus Christ. In Jesus name, Amen!

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