Giglio on the Little Leader

Posted: September 25, 2012 by revivalbiblestudy315 in Bible Study
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In his book i am not but i know I AM, pastor, speaker, and author Louie Giglio notes the ministry of John the Baptist as a model for pointing away from ourselves to Christ. Giglio’s description of John as a “little leader” captures the mindset that ought to characterize all followers of Christ. This is a good word fromJohn 3:30:

“John didn’t politely say, ‘He should increase.’ Or, ‘I want Him to increase.’ John’s confession was not about tipping his hat to the Son of God. Rather it was an expression of focused determination, a calculated purpose statement for life and ministry. It’s as if John was saying:

‘No matter what else happens there’s one thing that has to take place—one thing that must happen—and the one thing that must happen is that Jesus must emerge and expand in the hearts and affections of people. He must…

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