I thought I would just write what was on my mind today. Its Wednesday and I got up early this morning, around 4 a.m. After about 6 hours of sleep I am more than ready to get up. As you know I am not a writer in a professional sense. But I do like to attempt to write.
Most of what I do consist of teaching the Word of God. I teach four times a week at Rivers of Joy Baptist Church, in Minford, Ohio. And I put down on paper, generally now I type what I am going to preach or teach;..
When I started preaching I wrote out my message. The three plus years I was a Madison Baptist I had written notes. The sixteen years at First Baptist Church in Altoona, Kansas I hand printed my sermon manuscript. I found out that hand printing was slow and often my thought were faster than I could print. Nevertheless I took the time to print the sermons out by hand.
I took notes when I was in college. I still have those notes. I think I just love to print words. I would take notes and in the future I would use them in a lesson that I would teach.
Then came the invention of the typewriter. That was great. Of course I took typing in High School, and I did type out my lesson notes in Seminary. In those days you didn't get a syllabus from the teacher.But I still like to print by hand.
Of course today, we have the computer, and the typewriter is gone. Now its the keyboard that I am type now on.
So here we are this morning typing away what is in my head, well in my thoughts.