May 29, 2015
.......These four people were very busy people; this seemed especially true whenever there was an important job to do. Everybody was sure that Somebody would do it. Anybody could have done it, but Nobody did it. When Nobody did it, Everybody got angry because it was Everybody's job. Everybody thought that Somebody would do it, but Anybody realized that Nobody would do it. So consequently Everybody blamed Somebody when Nobody did what Anybody could have done in the first place.
Brothers and Sisters, the Bible does not tell the lost to go to church, but the Bible does tell the church to go to the lost! The best way to bring men to Christ is by taking Christ to men. In our politically correct world, something is really wrong when we care more about a person’s feelings than we do for his soul.
For many of us, rather than sowing seeds for Christ, we sow ....
May 29, 2015
“Have nothing to do with the fruitless deeds of darkness, but rather expose them. For it is shameful even to mention what the disobedi-ent do in secret. But everything exposed by the light becomes visible, for it is light that makes everything visible. This is why it is said: ‘Wake up, O sleeper, rise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you.’ Be very careful, then, how you live – not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil.” Ephesians 5:11-16. “Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable – if anything is excellent or praiseworthy – think about such things.”
We must never allow Satan’s victories to discourage and blind us to God’s superior victories. Yet, as Ephesians 5:11-16 impresses, we must be awake to shameful things being foisted on us by Satan’s servants. Sometimes those are people who are supposed to be serving our interests in government.
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May 28, 2015
Jesus began to stretch and challenge his chosen followers soon after the death of his cousin John the Baptist. It was now solely and exclusively Christ’s ministry.
Mourning the loss of John, Jesus went to be alone. However, it was not the will of his Father for Jesus to grieve. Hurting, needy, inquisitive, people constantly besieged him. With compassion, Jesus met their needs.
Later in the day towards evening, reality began to set in with his disciples. It was late; they were most likely hungry and tired from the long day of loss and activity. Logic urged them to send all these people away; it was time for them to find shelter and food. They expressed this to Jesus and he said, “”They don’t need to go away. You give them something to eat!”
No easy task! There were 5,000 men to feed along with women and children. His followers replied, “We have only five loaves of bread and two fish.” I have no doubt Jesus already knew this. Never passing up the opportunity for a teachable moment, He took the bread and fish, gave thanks to his Father and divided it among the hungry crowd.
Having met the needs of the many, once again Jesus longed to be alone. He made his followers get into the boat. He wanted them to ....
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