For 33 years, he served as pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota. ” Jesus brushed off the question and said, “What is that to you? ” When Peter saw him, he said to Jesus, “Lord, what about this man? Book after book, conference after conference, DVD after DVD—telling me how to succeed in ministry.
He is author of more than 50 books, including Reading the Bible Supernaturally. Then Jesus told Peter how he would die—apparently by crucifixion. ” Jesus said to him, “If it is my will that he remain until I come, what is that to you? And all of them quietly delivering the message that I am not making it.
However, he is as much a reverend as I am a black man. Regardless of education, no one in his or her right mind can ascribe the title of minister to a 10 year old.
Baucham was also critical of prosperity teachings that point to Jeremiah as a promise of health and wealth for individual Christians living in modern times.David Lamb, a professor of the Old Testament and author of , echoed Baucham's statements in his caution to Christians who ignore Jeremiah 29's historical context and place themselves at the center of verse 11."We don't need to be exiles living in Babylon to faithfully appropriate Jeremiah ," writes Lamb.For teachers this includes a masters degree, certifications, and background checks.For police, graduation from police academy and ongoing job training and evaluations are required. He possesses a high school level knowledge of English. He famously quipped: "White folks was in caves while we was building empires...."He said (for) 70 years you will be in exile longer.
Some people don't even live 70 years."He further added, "Notice that He says 'for I know the plans I have for you.' I think a lot of time with this verse, we really prostitute God out, turn Him into a Santa Claus or turn Him into a genie...
There is some kind of high if we can just find someone less effective than we are. To this day, I recall the little note posted by my Resident Assistant in Elliot Hall my senior year at Wheaton: "To love is to stop comparing." What is that to you, Piper?
We crave to know how we stack up in comparison to others.
"Truly, truly, I say to you, when you were young, you used to dress yourself and walk wherever you wanted, but when you are old, you will stretch out your hands, and another will dress you and carry you where you do not want to go." (This he said to show by what kind of death he was to glorify God.) And after saying this he said to him, "Follow me." Peter turned and saw the disciple whom Jesus loved following them, the one who had been reclining at table close to him and had said, "Lord, who is it that is going to betray you? But still I find this avalanche of ministry suggestions oppressing.
And adding to the burden—some of these books and conferences are So I was refreshed by Jesus' blunt word to me (and you): "What is that to you?
If I don't get to live a long life of fruitful ministry, will he get to?