The word preached

I woke up at 2 am today and couldn’t go back to sleep, so naturally I decided to take advantage of the time. Part of doing that was writing in my journal, and as I frequently do, I went and read some old stuff I’ve written.  Today I happened upon notes from a sermon I heard on October 5th, 2014, out of Matthew 26:69-27:10. Here’s what I wrote as a summary of the message:

“Be sorrowful over sins. It is appropriate to weep bitterly over them. Proceed then to an understanding of the glory of Christ’s majesty in his resurrection. We are saved through him, and we triumph in his blood!”

This spoke to me, and I hope it does to you as well. Be sorrowful for your sins, yes. More importantly, have a proper knowledge of Christ’s status and your standing before him.

Moral of the story: Preaching is powerful, and good notes allow good preaching to continue to be powerful long after the last word has faded from your ears.

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