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What Jesus Expects of You and Me
Sometimes it is hard to know where to start even if you know what your talents are. Jesus has something to say about what we can do and what he expects us to do. Until you can find the specific purpose God has for you there is still work we can do.
In Matthew 25:31-46 we find Jesus giving His disciples a discourse on what to expect when He comes back. (Also read Matthew 25: 14 - 30 Parable of the Talents). Jesus will judge us by a criteria that may be a surprise to some of us.
Jesus is giving us a preview of what the test at judgment will look like. When He returns the test will be whether we provided food, water, shelter, clothing, visited the sick and the imprisoned. These acts of ministry can be performed by anyone. Ministry to others in the name of the Lord is what a Christian's life is all about. As Christians, we were created for goods works. Ephesians 2: 10, reads "For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them." The purpose for which God created us is "GOOD WORKS".
Ministering or serving others is what Jesus did while He was on earth. (Matthew 20:28). A Christian is an extension of the ministry of Jesus. You and I are created anew in Christ to continue His service so that men would see our good works and glorify God. (Matthew 5:16). It all points back to Him.
There is a joy and freedom in ministering to others! There is a fulfillment of working because we are saved and we want others to experience salvation also. Ministry is where conversion starts.
God has placed it on my heart to encourage you and admonish you that Jesus expects us to do His work. If you have not, repent and start fresh. God will forgive you. Pray for guidance and strength and courage to reach out like Jesus did. For great is your reward in heaven.
Glenda M. Thomas, Editor of Sister 2 Sister Newsletter
God And World Religion: The Secret Identity Of "God" Exposed, Finally...
You may now have this 10,000 year Old "SECRET" that had been kept away from the general public by the "Power Elite" until now?Know the truth and set yourself free forever. Suffer no more.
Dante and Hell
DANTE: - Dante Alighieri is the tour guide of Hell. In fact you could say he is the creator of Hell if you did not understand he was directed and encouraged as others were being forced to write and create all manner of graven images and religious icons or treatises to support Hell, Satan and the whole dogma of 'sins and demons'.
The 1000 Year Millennium Kingdom
After the last bowl judgment is thrown by God the Father to the earth, the battle of Armageddon ensues and Jesus then comes back to put an end to all of it. The Antichrist and False Prophet are the first ones to be thrown into the Lake of Fire and Brimstone.
The Gospel Of Convenience
The subject of this document is so unpleasing to the 21st century American Christian, I believe that by writing it, I will step across a threshold of "Main stream evangelical Christian", to a "radical", a "dissenter", "out there" and even "lost" in the eyes of some folks who read these words. So be it.
The Rapture, A Coming Event; Part 1
Daniel 2:44-11:35To begin with, what is prophecy? It's the study of future events. There are those who think that the rapture has already taken place, and that Jesus has already set up His kingdom on earth.
The Wealth of the Wealthy
Some may ask, why can't I have a lot of money? Or some may say I wish I had wealth. Well let's see what the Bible say about wealth.
The Emmaus Journal ~ What Kingdom Are You Looking For?
The Emmaus Journal What Kingdom Are You Looking For?The awe inspiring chapters in Hebrews which we have fondly labeled the Hall of Faith tells a wonderful tale of past history all for our encouragement and edification.Hebrews 11: 13- 16, quotes .
Rudraksha Beads - For Health, Wealth & Spirituality
The Tears of Lord Shiva that are Rudraksha, are the original Vedic Beads of Power worn by the Yogis of India and the Himalayas for thousands of years to maintain health and to gain self empowerment and fearless life on their path to Enlightenment and Liberation.The Electromagnetic Properties of the Rudraksha Beads improve concentration, focus and mental stamina.
Firstfruit from Death Guarantees the Coming Harvest
The farmer handed buckets to us, the blueberry pickers. "You're kinda early," he said.
Praying Church or Playing Church?
The western church is seen by the world as anything BUT Christian. We are making no one jealous for what we claim we've found in Christ.
Following Instructions To The Letter
The dictionary explains wisdom as having good judgement, understanding, comprehension and intelligence. It also explains wise as being perceptive, intelligent, and knowledgeable.
Rebuilding Society and The Tax Protest Movement: Part Three
Part Three continuedIt is important to recover and relearn the "original intent" of the founding fathers. Study in this area is valuable.
Hope and Restoration in the Valley
The bible tells a story about the prophet Ezekiel who envisioned a valley full of dry bones. God led Ezekiel back and forth in the midst of this valley, surrounded by dry bones.
Resurrection Faith (Part 1)
At the heart of Christianity is a cross; and one of the most significant things about the cross is that it is bare. Christians down through the ages have been sure that Jesus' disgracing death on the cross of Calvary was not the end of the story.
L. Ron Hubbard, Jr. Blows the Whistle
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Real Nobility And Gods Love
Real nobility feeds on its own intrinsic value, as a rightful cause that ought to be served with diligence. Whether it will be rewarded, here below or in the beyond, is a question really noble individuals consider irrelevant, though they are not insensitive to the idea of reward.
Do you sometimes wonder how did Jesus make a Public Spectacle of Satan? Well let's see what the Bible says. Look at Colossians 2:13 it says.
Union with Christ Unites Us to One Another
Jesus knew He would be abandonedOn the night He was arrested, Jesus knew His disciples would abandon him and scatter. "Scatter" means that not only would they be separated from Him, but also from one another.
Is God Prejudiced?
The first thing I would like to do is give mans meaning of prejudiced.1.
Housing Katrina Victims!
Information many have been looking for!On Franklin Graham's website for his Samaritan's Purse ministry, he challenges all the churches in the southeastern United States to take in 10 families each. Likewise, I broadcasted a few nights ago that, with nearly 350,000 churches in the nation, we could each take one family each.
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