Christ gives to his churches leaders who shepherd like him, serving that way to make those for whom they care more like Christ (Eph 4:11-16)
God will whistle to gather those whom he redeemed (Zech. 10:8). What a picture of redemption accomplished and applied! The L and I in TULIP.
RT @CTmagazine: Why believing that “if we preach the gospel, people will come” is a naïve attitude and bad stewardship