There is a shift in how this culture sees community. It is not as deep. It is not as frequent. But we still need that community. The Church should be meeting this role. Pursue community in Christ.
We all have a testimony, a user review if you will. Paul’s testimony is all about the Grace of Jesus and how Paul’s chief purpose is to glorify HIM.
What moments in your life were “only God could do that” moments?
Three things that motivate generosity (a Christian Virtue). Let it be your legacy.
God tells the Israelites to seek the welfare of the city when they were exiled to Babylon. For he knows the plans for them, to prosper them. In a similar way we should seek the welfare of out city. Though we are exiles in this land and a culture separate from this culture. Have an impact.
LIferoads exists to help people become fully alive in Christ. Like the first church seen in Acts, be devoted to Gods word, Fellowship, Breaking of Bread and Prayer.
Our testimony about how Jesus changed our lives is our “review” on Christianity. The gospel is spread through testimonies. “Speak the gospel all the time, use words if necessary.
Ecclesiastes – Pt.13
Live a bold life for God
A crippled man is healed through Peter and he tells the crowd, “You have put to death the author of life, but God has raised Him [so repent and receive His grace].” This is a metaphor for us, crippled and in need of His healing. Turn to His grace.