Sunday's Bulletin Message 9/16/2018
Our Church's Theme for 2018, “What Would Jesus Do?”
We're discovering the words and deeds of our Lord Jesus Christ and attempting to apply them to our lives and the lives of our families.
I hope you're already asking this question at the beginning of any decisions you are making and I'm hoping that as you do, you are honestly attempting to “trust and obey”. A great theme such as “What Would Jesus Do?” only profits those who apply what they learn. Today, we're discovering what Jesus would do about the IRS, Matthew 17:24-27
I'm Very Concerned About “The Missing Want To”.
What do I mean by such a statement? Well, I mean that I'm concerned about the fact that SO MANY of those professing to have been saved simply have very little, if any, desire to live the Christian life as it is clearly taught in the Bible. For instance, concerning those that have really become a Christian the Bible tells us:
1. When someone is "in Christ" (a Christian) they are a new creature, old things are passed away and all things become new, II Cor. 5:17. Many NEVER CHANGE! They don't CARE enough to go to Church, they don't CARE enough to train their children biblically, they don't CARE enough to change they talk or their lifestyle.
2. When someone gets saved, they WANT to be baptised, Acts 8:36-38
3. When someone gets saved they love the Lord for saving them, I John 4:19, and want to serve him by keeping his word, John 14:15, 21, 23-24. SO, TAKE THE BIBLE TEST, II Corinthians 13:5 and “Examine yourselves, whether ye be in the faith.”
Together We Can,
Sr. Pastor Bill Rains