We need to take a new pathway to creating interpersonal relationships with young people that connect them to the love, grace, hope, and peace we have experienced through a personal relationship with Jesus.
Amid the jumble of her unclean, disheveled belongings, the officials found two keys to safe-deposit boxes at two different local banks. In the first box were over 700 AT&T stock certificates, plus hundreds of other valuable certificates, bonds, and solid financial securities, not to mention a stack of cash amounting to nearly $200,000. The second box contained $600,000. Adding the net worth of both boxes, they found well over a million dollars.”
Physical adultery does not originate in a vacuum; it begins with spiritual adultery in the heart. The hearts of the 10 northern tribes were unfaithful and corrupt. They had lost their way in their spiritual journey and obedience to God. The covenant God had formed with Israel on Mount Sinai in Exodus 24 and renewed in Joshua 8 was like that of a cherishing husband.
To share our faith, all we need is a willingness to tell other people about what we have discovered and how God has worked His will in our lives.
Encourage those you see living for Jesus. But mostly let those without Jesus see Him living in you and me. Let us love and serve those we meet no matter what their circumstances. May we be more like Jesus.
Jesus didn’t tell us to go make a church; He told us to go make disciples. We should not be focused upon building big churches, but should focus our efforts upon building spiritually deep disciples.
Many people love to re-purpose things, because “you never know when you might need it.” This can be said about people with a new purpose in their lives, as they are taught and trained by our Lord.