Friday, April 25, 2008

Piper - When God Will Not Use Bigness

John Piper writes a brief and encouraging to me as a pastor of a small church:

There are saving works that God will only do through small churches and ordinary people, not through large churches and more sophisticated people.

The Lord said to Gideon, "The people with you are too many for me to give the Midianites into their hand, lest Israel boast over me, saying, 'My own hand has saved me.’” (Judges 7:2)

Beware of missing your appointed fruit by envying bigger trees.

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