I enjoy studying of God’s word. I enjoy meditating on it and chewing over it until it penetrates deep within. I enjoy talking about God’s word. And I enjoy preaching God’s word. In saying this, I have to be honest, that there are times I struggle to read the Scriptures. There are times when my eyes glaze over, my mind goes foggy and I struggle to really understood what I have been reading.
I have been reading and reflecting on the first chapter of Galatians the last few days. This morning this verse jumped out at me.
Gal 1:8 But even if we or an angel from heaven should proclaim to you a gospel contrary to what we proclaimed to you, let that person be condemned!
Its a verse that every student, teacher and preacher of the ‘Word’ should take note of. It lays a serious and heavy responsibility onto our shoulders as to the message we preach. It causes me to stop, pause, think and reflect as to the serious nature and responsibility I have every time I step up and share the word of God.