Contrary to what we might be led to believe, the verse is not an escape hatch for reluctant evangelists. It's a warning that there are still people whose hearts aren't ready. In other words, there will be those that we encounter who have no knowledge of God or Jesus or anything related to the Kingdom! … Continue reading Till the Soil
Our Savior, Jesus, modeled well what it means to be light in the world. He counseled against our putting on a show for the sake of "religion." All that we do should be motivated by a desire to earn God's approval rather than human acclaim. We are even warned against hypocrisy in helping people who … Continue reading Be light in the world – don’t be a showoff!
Matthew 26: 12 - 13 "Play it safe" is something we hear so often in today's world. No want wants to be viewed as being too outside of the box. But when we, in obedience, perform radical acts of service and worship to our Lord, we will necessarily be outside of the box. People will … Continue reading What Will Your Memorial Be?
I think about Moses listening to the Israelites complain constantly. And then when I got to this verse (Numbers 11: 12) - I can just hear his heart! Asking God how he is supposed to carry out what has been given him to do! I think everyone that I know in full time ministry has … Continue reading In His Power!
When they landed, they saw a fire of burning coals there with fish on it, and some bread. Jesus said to them, “Bring some of the fish you have just caught.” John 21: 9 – 10 When the disciples arrived, the coals were already hot and the fish was already cooking. Despite the fact that the … Continue reading He’s Been Where We’re Going!