See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are. The reason why the world does not know us is that it did not know him. [Beloved, we are God’s children now, and what we will be has not yet appeared; but we know that when he appears we shall be like him, because we shall see him as he is.]
What Did Brent Aucoin (pronounced oak-win) Say?
In his biblical counseling seminar a few weeks ago at the North Campus, Brent Aucoin said, “We do what we do, because we want what we want”—a restatement of James 4:1, which says, “What causes quarrels and what causes fights among you? Is it not this, that your passions are at war within you?”
He also said, “One way to incarnate the love of God is to call people by name.”
Have you ever stood in front of your refrigerator and tried to name every single individual in those missionary magnet pictures … because you wanted to?
Pastor Sam Crabtree is Bethlehem's Executive Pastor and Lead Pastor for Life Training.