The answer to, “How will the world know Jesus?”, is simply by the brightness and splendor of his followers. Paul tells us that our conduct needs to be of a certain kind if we are to shine for Christ.
My heart was pounding. I didn’t really know what to expect. I had never done something like this before. Since moving to Toronto, my only experiences with homeless or street involved people had been the occasional panhandler. I had always walked by, perhaps reading their cardboard sign but mostly just avoiding eye contact. It wasn’t that I didn’t care, I just didn’t know what to do.
Who you know could change your life in so many ways, ranging from job opportunities to getting the best health care available. And thus, the world strives to maximize their network, often cozying up to people that they believe can open doors of success for them.
You and I, whether in ministry or the marketplace, are called to be missionaries. The question though, is how do we go about doing this in our daily lives?
I do have to say that one thing that is admirable about weeds is that they are very tenacious. They are so persistent, that Jesus used a weed to teach us a story about faith.
This is the 2nd part in a mini series on the book of Job (in the Bible), as we answer the question : why do the righteous suffer?
Are you going through a difficult situation today? It may be that God sovereignly is leading you through this season.
When the righteous suffer, they often ask “Why God?”. Since God says he loves the righteous, it can be quite a confusing thing for someone who is going through severe difficulty to understand. Thus, “why do the righteous suffer” is the prevailing question in the book of Job.
Have you ever trusted someone and they let you down? I bet we all have. Whether as a youth a friend betrayed you, or in your adult years, a loved one stabs you in the back. Relationships all have something in common – people let us down.
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