The cognition is rational : the bigger the voice/ministry/personality that confesses the Savior, the more the Savior must be grateful and gratified by it.

It makes sense. But it’s wrong. God is glorified when and where his name is proclaimed in it’s truth and purity. Guess we could say that, from the hearts bearing his Name, God is glorified in big miracles and in small mercies - because, in both things, the important thing happens: the name of the Lord is praised!

To read that point in a sermon, please click here: Mark 9:38-41.

To listen to that point in a sermon, please click here: Mark 9:38-41.

To follow a worship outline celebrating that truth, please click here: Pentecost 19.