The family of God is the most important family in every society, and God’s greatest call on all of our lives is to grow that family! For some, that will mean marriage and children and grandchildren. For all, that means sharing the gospel, and sharing the love of God at every opportunity!
When we are obedient to join with Him in the work of the Kingdom of Heaven, we find ourselves in paradise. We find ourselves in the place that God designed perfectly for us. Where is your paradise?
Just like worship, rest must be a part of our lifestyle. We must continually find rest in God if we want to truly experience rest.
What does it mean to “be the church?” What does it mean to me to be a member of River Of Life? These are questions that I have pondered after hearing this sermon, and I invite you to read what God has put on my heart in response.
We all have achievements, talents and abilities, and a place of comfort and familiarity in life. However, those things often hinder us from being able to build the Kingdom! I invite you to humble yourself as you study this week, allowing the Holy Spirit to be your enabler, in order that you might act out of the power of the Spirit, rather than your own human, broken, imperfect “power.”
Unity is vital to the health of the Body of Christ, but we often confuse unity with uniformity. This can create disunity, and disunity is such a difficult issue to resolve within the Body of Christ!
Long-term investments are hard to make. Commitment is difficult two. Yet one is the other. God sets the precedent for long-term investment, as well as commitment, by continuing to be faithful to us each and every day! He desires for you to follow suit, as you invest and commit to the Kingdom of Heaven!