December 15th 2015 – Things We Do

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“I preached first to those in Damascus, then in Jerusalem and throughout all Judea, and also to the Gentiles, that all must turn from their sins and turn to God–and prove they have changed by the good things they do.” (Acts 26:20)

We often describe our Christian walk by the things we don’t do. We don’t drink. We don’t smoke pot. We dont steal or lie. In fact, for some of us, not doing these things is an incredible testimony of God’s supernatural work in our lives. But we should also consider the things that we do.

In (Matthew 22:37-40), Jesus told us that we should love God and love others. You are not an accident; you were created with a divine purpose to be a blessing to others. You were created to hear the call, respond and be fruitful. In short, you were created to help God change the world. We know the things we shouldn’t do because we would be ashamed of them. But why are we not ashamed of the things we don’t do? Jesus called the man who did not use his talent wicked and lazy. If you fail to do something, you choose to fail at God’s plan for your life.

(James 2:17-18) “Thus also faith by itself, if it does not have works, is dead. But someone will say, “You have faith, and I have works.” Show me your faith without your works, and I will show you my faith by my works.”

(James 4:17) “Therefore, to him who knows to do good and does not do it, to him it is sin.”

Take a moment and reflect. What are you doing?

“It is what we ‘do’ that shows we are followers of Jesus, as well as what we don’t’ do.” 

Prayer:

Heavenly Father, I love You and want to serve You by serving others. Please give me eyes to see where and how I may be more of a blessing to others. Give me love for those around me. Please forgive me for times when I’ve done nothing. I pray this in Jesus’ name, Amen

Invitation:

This is a fact, Jesus died on the cross for you and me. He loves us and wants to help us. If you have not asked Jesus to be your Lord and Savior please click here 4 Simple Steps to Jesus

Rob Lavallee

Scriptural Seeds Ministries

One thought on “December 15th 2015 – Things We Do

  1. roysquyres

    “FATHER, it is Your will to continue what You started in us by Your Love for us in Jesus. We are Your workmanship in Christ. Be pleased to draw us into a deeper surrender to Your very heart and soul, and pour out Yourself to, in, and through us, to our brothers and sisters, and to those who do not know You. We praise You, and ask in Your most Holy Name, JESUS. Amen.”

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