In the classic movie Chariots of Fire, the Olympic runner Eric Liddell says, “I believe God made me for a purpose, but He also made me fast. And when I run, I feel His pleasure.”

Have you ever attended a service where the preacher couldn’t present the message in a way you could understand it? The only reason you didn’t go to sleep was the fear of snoring.

Have you ever seen someone get up in front of the congregation and it really seemed more about him or her than about the Savior?  The proud look on his or her face did not reflect the One who should be honored.

The life lived in the community needs to back up the truths of God’s Word.

Does the Bible address this? Oh, yes.

1 Timothy 3:6

not a novice, lest being puffed up with pride he fall into the same condemnation as the devil.

1 Corinthians 14:26

How is it then, brethren? Whenever you come together, each of you has a psalm, has a teaching, has a tongue, has a revelation, has an interpretation. Let all things be done for edification.

A trap door just behind the pulpit which someone who has discernment is able to trigger might not be a bad idea.

Give it some thought.


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