Posts Tagged ‘Watch your words’

I’ve heard more than one preacher start a statement with “I don’t know about you but…” If this post is mere personal preference, please pardon me for mentioning it, but this seems soft and/or uncertain. (It’s similar to the SM – social media, habit of softening a statement by typing “Just saying.”) “Thus saith the Lord” (over 400 times in the Bible) or “it is written” (about 80 times) both have an authority, a firmness more fitting to the uncertainties of our dying world. The trumpet needs to make a sure sound!

– eab, 2/18/17

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