This week in one of our church’s Wednesday night classes we covered J. I. Packer’s chapter on Jonathan Edwards in his book, A Quest for Godliness. It is a great chapter, but one line especially stood out to me concerning pastoral ministry. It was this description of Edwards from Packer:
“All his life he fed his soul on the Bible, and all his life he fed his flock on the Bible” (310).
May this be said of us in the end. If we just feed the flock other things will flow from that.