Amazing leaps of logic here: adrianwarnock.com: TOAM Session 9 – R.A.W. By P.J. Smyth.
When Joshua was old God told him he was old he was told that there was still much to do.
Elephants are very undomesticated. They take risks. They are raw. Never say you won’t do something because there is a risk attached to it. We are a herd and we need to be skilled at uncertainty.
“Maybe the Lord is with us!” Keep that word maybe in your vocab. God save us from weak effeminate Christianity.
Jim Elliot said lets gamble our lives for Christ. We need to stand firm and act like men as Paul said to the Corinthians.
Men are being castrated in our age in terms of leadership in the home and the church. We don’t just want to prophesy we want live prophetically. Eg marrying and having kids.
PJ challenged the men to as Spurgeon put it to not turn “milksop.” Elephants charge, they don’t always think about the consequences.
We don’t want to build a zoo. We do not want to be domesticated.
Amazing isn’t it. So totally convincing as Biblical exegesis (please note heavy use of sarcasm by me).
Just two immediate thoughts.
Huh? How? What? I can’t see any connection between saying Maybe and being saved from weak effeminate Christianity.
and the church. We don’t just want to prophesy we want live
prophetically. Eg marrying and having kids.
I am married (21 years in a few days time). We have 3 kids so I must not be castrated and must be living prophetically. Oh wait. I am a feminist, an egalitarian so maybe my kids don’t count.
And then from the next section.
Oh good. I must go and listen to one preach the gospel this weekend. Huh?