2 Corinthians 3:18 (NKJV) But we all, with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as by the Spirit of the Lord.
Every now and then, as I'm reading through the Bible, I'm struck by how gracious God is in choosing us to serve Him. I know it's not a new or novel truth, but one that so encourages me.
Jesus didn't call perfect people to do His work. How could He? There aren't any. So Jesus uses people like us, with our many misunderstandings, our mixed motives, our weaknesses and failures; our humanity. Yet, before He uses us there is that transformation by His Spirit. He's constantly changing, shaping, and molding us from the inside out. Day by day, our lives are becoming more and more like Jesus.
Don't lose heart today, friend. God is using you. God is changing you. God is not finished with you. Trust Him!
God's strategy for reaching people with the Good News of Jesus is profoundly simple.It's Appointed Once
Remember this today: "Only one life will soon be passed. Only what's done for Jesus will last!"The Bride of Christ Let's be careful not to cloud the glorious truth of God's church with our own feelings, emotions, and opinions. I've been hurt in church, too.
Today we’ll be covering Hebrews chapter thirteen and Second Corinthians chapter eight. When we’re hit with a trial, or in deep poverty, you might be tempted to think only of yourself and become tight-fisted and hold back in the giving of your resources. But we’ll learn from a group of Christians who were just the opposite, and actually generous at such a time. Maybe we can learn a thing or two from their example!All Sermons by Pastor Ed Taylor