With so many things to do each day, how do we know what is most important? All of us what to do what is most important, and get frustrated when we are caught up in the meaningless. Scripture guides us on how to figure that out.
The church is made up of many parts serving in many ways. For the body to be healthy she needs every member contributing their special gifts and abilities in their own way. Paul encourages us to continue ‘more and more’ in our service to God.
Jesus encountered many different people in his time on earth. Some recognized who he was, some denied it. And then there was this one man who humbled himself before the greatness of Jesus and his authority. His faith in Jesus’ power and ability shocked our savior and became an example for us to follow.
The church is a body, composed of many parts. For the body to be healthy it needs all the parts functioning in a healthy way. Some of the parts are obvious, but some can be forgotten. There are 7 types of people needed to build up churches.
Those around John wanted to put their eyes on him. From his strange clothes to obscure methods, he stood out. Even further, he preached with a fire that garnered attention. But when all eyes were on him he simply told people, “You need to see Jesus.” Look at his life and learn why.
Did you know you are in the Bible? You are! God has said much about us in His word. He tells us reality about ourselves and tells us wonderful promises He is going to do for us. Journey through the Scriptures and see.
People don’t care how much you know, until they know how much you care. If we are going to be effective at sharing the good news of Jesus we must be people who invest in others, care for them, and be ready to share the gospel.
Throughout the Bible God calls his people to be persistent in their prayers. The disposition of persistence draws us near to God and prepares us for powerful prayer.