O Lord Thou shalt open my lips and my mouth shall declare Thy praise.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Being Pastoral and Tolerating Sin

Pastors of souls need to look each of their people in the eye and say: "God shows Himself to me through you and I want you two to be together." There is no tolerance for sin. Sin is adultery against God. Sin is separation from God-that is the single most basic definition of sin. This attitude is the essence of being pastoral, of shepherding souls.