Men: Aim to please the One who enlisted you.
Ministers of the Gospel of the Kingdom get to be friends of the Bridegroom. We get to serve Him in this way.
When we engage a new area and “pour the cement” for a new foundation, we do so with four stages in mind:
Paul prefaced his famous I Corinthians 13 chapter on love with, "And I will show you a still more excellent way."
That gruesome Friday on Golgotha spoke grace to our guilt, mercy to our shame, covenant to our infidelity, and purity to our criminal record. This was always His plan.