Amen Amen Amen!
The goal of your preaching was supposed to be influence, not popularity. Instead, your pursuit of celebrity cost you your influence. You believed big crowds and popularity would impact the culture. Instead, it reduced you to a voice that entertains but does not transform.
These verses describe your harmless popularity: Ezekiel 33: 31 “My people come to you, as they usually do, and sit before you to hear your words, but they do not put them into practice. Their mouths speak of love, but their hearts are greedy for unjust gain. 32 Indeed, to them you are nothing more than one who sings love songs with a beautiful voice and plays an instrument well, for they hear your words but do not put them into practice.”
How else can thousands hear you preach—but you can’t even close the crack house across the street?
What a reverse miracle! Vast numbers of believers, commute to your church through…
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