For those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, in order that he might be the firstborn among many brothers. And those whom he predestined he also called, and those whom he called he also justified, and those whom he justified he also glorified.
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 Pastor for Small Groups, North.