Glory, Majesty, Dominion, and Authority Keep Us Safe for Everlasting Joy: Reflections on God’s Keeping Power through 32 Years of Ministry
This message has two parts.
This first part I want draw you in amazement that I am still a Christian and hope you will be amazed that you are still a Christian.
The second part is how that came about.
“Now to him who is able to keep you from stumbling and to present you blameless before the presence of his glory with great joy, to the only God, our Savior, through Jesus Christ our Lord, be glory, majesty, dominion, and authority, before all time and now and forever. Amen.” (Jude 1:24, 25)
I complete this year 60 years of being a Christian, 32 years of pastoral ministry, 44 years of marriage, and 40 years of being a father.
I am amazed that I have lasted this long. To help you understand this I want to read an excerpt from my journal in 1986 when I was 40 years old and been at the church for 6 years. Continue reading