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Don't Miss What God is Doing

When the sermon was over the old deacon stood up and said he had something to say. People shifted nervously in their seats as the packed church began to listen.   “There is such a thing as a church duty when the whole church must act… it is my deep conviction, and yours for we have talked much with one another, that this church has a church duty to perform, and that we have waited long enough to perform it.”   At the close of his speech he motioned for the country church to ordain a young man to the gospel and to do it the next day.   Despite his protests, FBC Whitewright ordained a young GW Truett to ministry the very next day at the church.   It was clear to this old deacon that God was working and the church had better get with it.   He was proven right as Truett led a storied career and pastored FBC Dallas for 47 years in the first half of the 20th century.   It can be very clear when God is working, but sometimes we get so caught up in what we want God to do that we mis