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VerseD: Matthew 5:16

In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.

Matthew 5:16, ESV

People will know we have the love of God when we do good things for others without expectation of reward, only to bless others and give glory to the One who saved us.

VerseD: Matthew 6:33

But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.

Matthew 6:33, ESV

We want to change the world, but it only happens when we seek the kingdom and righteousness of God in our own life and let Him move through us.

VerseD: Matthew 6:3

But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing

Matthew 6:3, ESV

Seeking God will lead us to want to help others the same way Christ helped us, not so much to bring attention to ourselves but to glorify God, to bring others to faith and salvation.

VerseD: Galatians 6:10

So then, as we have opportunity, let us do good to everyone, and especially to those who are of the household of faith.

Galatians 6:10, ESV

Let us give thanks to God for every opportunity we get to serve others, especially within our family in Christ: the Church.

VerseD: James 1:17

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.

James 1:17, ESV

Good wants us to bring heaven to earth, and He gives us blessings and gifts to accomplish this mission (not for ourselves).

And He doesn’t change.

VerseD: Matthew 5:16

In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.

Matthew 5:16, ESV

We like to think good things we do make a difference.

If we are not doing things to bring glory to God, they are ultimately meaningless.

My our thinking change too want to give God all the glory and honor.

VerseD: Matthew 9:37-38

Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few; therefore pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest.”

Matthew 9:37‭-‬38, ESV

We want the world to change, but we often simply wait for it.

The Holy Spirit sends us into the world to make disciples of Christ. Heed the call and change the world.

VerseD: John 13:14

If I then, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another’s feet.

John 13:14, ESV

Jesus demonstrated His love for us through sacrifice and inconvenience. We should be following His example in our own lives, with the Church and to the world.

This Sunday at Church: Honor those who have served at Church for years

It seems some people are content to just help things keep moving along smoothly, even without recognition. Sometimes they are seen as less vital, less important, but all saints are valued and important!

On the contrary, the parts of the body that seem to be weaker are indispensable, and on those parts of the body that we think less honorable we bestow the greater honor, and our unpresentable parts are treated with greater modesty, which our more presentable parts do not require. But God has so composed the body, giving greater honor to the part that lacked it, that there may be no division in the body, but that the members may have the same care for one another.
1 Corinthians 12:22‭-‬25 ESV

Daniel

For this Sunday here’s what you can do: Honor those who have served at Church for years.   I know in the past I have written Thank someone who works behind the scene.  That was nearly three years ago. (I didn’t know I have been doing these Sunday series that long!).  But today’s post I want […]

This Sunday at Church: Honor those who have served at Church for years

VerseD: James 1:27

Religion that is pure and undefiled before God the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world.

James 1:27, ESV

Caring for others, especially those most in need, shows that we know we are cared for by the One who helps us by redeeming our lives from the pit of death and destruction.