“How can you show me your faith if you don’t have good deeds? I will show you my faith by my good deeds.” James 2:18 The Holy Bible, The New Living Translation
Being a Christian means having faith and surrendering.
Faith means to trust.
When we surrender our will to Christ then The Holy Spirit slowly transforms us more and more to posses the same character as the one we love, Jesus Christ.
And, what was the character of Jesus Christ?
The Son of Man came not to be served but to serve others. Matthew 20: 28 The Holy Bible, The New Living Translation
You cannot be a Christian without serving Christ by serving others. Joseph a son of Jehovah
Now because you are Jesus Christs servant you must not go out and serve where you like. Jesus has a specific place and manner for you to serve.
And, you cannot serve Christ without suffering like Jesus.
The Holy Spirit will guide you to places you would rather not go and to serve in a manner in which you would rather not serve.
He has done it with me for over forty years. Yes there was a lot of suffering. I rejoice in it all because number one, through my service unto the one I love many been brought to Him.
Two, through the suffering it has bonded us as close as if bonded by crazy glue.
For we are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago. Ephesians 2: 10 The Holy Bible, The New Living Translation
Through it all, men and women noticed I stuck out like a pimple on a nose.
That is because I emulated Christs character as we spent much time together. My favorite of course our walks and talks in nature.
They also recognized them as men who had been with Jesus. Acts 4:13 The Holy Bible, The New Living Translation
You emulate what or who you love. Joseph a son of Jehovah
This is the sermon that should be preached with fire and passion in churches today. If it were, then, we would have revivals like the Welsh revival.
Prayer: Oh my wonderful Jehovah Bara (The Lord Creator Isaiah 40:28 ) thank you for giving me the honor of being a student under the tutelage of The Holy Spirit who teaches me about the attributes of my cherished Jesus Christ.
Thank you the He does an amazing job in molding me to emulate Him so that I can live as He live.
My heart dance with exuberant joy as I praise You in His wonderful name. Amen
May you shed your fleshly desire and submit to the most amazing craftsman in the universe as He shapes you into a child of Jehovah like Jesus. Joseph a son of Jehovah
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