Like a doctor who is gravely sick, but never takes the medicine she prescribes for others, we can preach, pray, read and sing today, but always with one eye on the clock to make sure it all runs to time. We don’t pay attention to ourselves.
Did you enjoy Easter? I’m sure the music was great, the church was full and looked brilliant, the sermons were ones you put your heart into – and there were loads of visitors. But did you enjoy Easter? I mean, did you enjoy the gospel itself, for yourself, to God’s glory? Did you delight in