What does it mean to be faithful to proclaim the whole counsel of God? Is there a costly price to be paid if one is faithful in doing so?
The author of this article says one will only be faithful to emulate Paul if we he can say with him,“I do not account my life of any value nor as precious to myself…”
Read why this is the absolute qualifier!
“Preaching the whole counsel of God means more than preaching an expository sermon from Genesis 1 to Revelation 22.
Preaching the whole counsel of God means standing up against power-hungry leaders that would happily damage the flock for their own gain.
It means faithfully preaching a text even if it’s hard to be heard [over] the moo of the churches sacred cow.
It means getting in the lives of broken and rebellious people on a Thursday afternoon when you would rather be doing sermon prep.
It means being poured out continually. Suffering. Being misunderstood. Being at times lonely. Being rejected. Being an outcast.”