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Bless the City

February 7, 2009

Just finished up with the 20/20 conference here at SEBTS. I’ll be blogging some thoughts over the next week, but here’s a passage that Mark Driscoll went through last night that really grabbed my heart as we continue to seriously pursue urban church planting in North America:

4 “Thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel, to all the exiles whom I have sent into exile from Jerusalem to Babylon: 5 Build houses and live in them; plant gardens and eat their produce. 6 Take wives and have sons and daughters; take wives for your sons, and give your daughters in marriage, that they may bear sons and daughters; multiply there, and do not decrease. 7 But seek the welfare of the city where I have sent you into exile, and pray to the Lord on its behalf, for in its welfare you will find your welfare.

– Jer. 29:4-7

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