Based in St. Cloud, Minnesota, Growing in Grace is a blog by Pastor Matthew Molesky. His posts explore the Bible, theology, ecclesiology, culture, books, family, and life.

Pastor Imperfect

John Calvin, in dedicating his Commentary on John (1553) to the Syndics and Council of Geneva:

Father, as I freely acknowledge before the world that I am very far from possessing the careful diligence and the other virtues which the greatness and excellence of the office requires in a good pastor, and as I continually bewail before God the numerous sins which obstruct my progress, so I venture to declare that I am not without an honest and sincere desire to perform my duty.

There’s a sentence most pastors feel much of the time, especially with Sunday coming. Lord, help us, we’re trying.

(This post first appeared here and is authored by Kevin DeYoung)

Another Great Story From The Bible Project

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