3 Questions: What kind of church does God need us to be? What kind of church do we need to be? What kind of church does the world need us to be?
Have you ever thought how much the Bible refers to measuring?
Whether it is measuring time, like during creation, the flood, the exile…
Our future reality must determine our present conduct
Each generation will have it’s faith tested. Each generation must decide if they value gold on the walls or gold in the heart.
Our faith must recycle the terrible things in this world into opportunities for good.
Do we trust Him to lead us even if we don’t see the full picture?
One who is gracious to a poor man lends to the Lord,
And He will repay him for his good deed. – Proverbs 19:17
When times are tough we need to step out in faith and to make sure the Kingdom is strong!
We are called to a higher life in all aspects of our lives. It’s not always easy, but we can have ‘over the top faith’ because God gives us ‘over the top’ grace to keep going higher. As we do this, our previous limitations become foundations for the next level God has called us to.
“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.”- Matthew 11:28-30 NIV