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Preaching Daily - March 7

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But may all who seek you rejoice and be glad in you; may those who long for your saving help always say, “The LORD is great!” - Psalm 40:16

Has Ministry Lost Its Joy?

Jeff Schreve

Pastor, author and Christian leader, Lloyd Ogilvie, shared about a time in his life when he was working so hard for the Lord.  He was preaching, teaching, serving, writing, and ministering in Jesus’ name.  But there was a big problem.  In all his working for the Lord, he had lost his joy, his peace, his love, his passion, and his power.  Ministry had become an empty chore.  As he stopped to reflect on where he was spiritually, it dawned on him.  He had missed the secret!  He was living and serving without the secret.

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