Is this not the carpenter, the Son of Mary, and brother of James, Joses, Judas, and Simon? And are not His sisters here with us?” So they were offended at Him.
But Jesus said to them, “A prophet is not without honor except in his own country, among his own relatives, and in his own house.” Now He could do no mighty work there, except that He laid His hands on a few sick people and healed them. And He marveled because of their unbelief. Then He went about the villages in a circuit, teaching.
I stopped going door to door and telling people about a personal relationship with God because it is all lip service. If a person makes that confession what happens next? Did that individual really believe in his heart that Jesus is the Son of God and will He be Lord of the person’s life? I would rather a person come to me and ask me why I am so blessed.
If Jesus could not convert everyone why do I think I will be able to just because I asked a stranger a few questions?
What I can do is live so that those around me will develop a curiosity about the God that I serve.
I am passionate about the God that I believe in and serve with my life. I have tried every way I know how to encourage people to seek Him and have failed on multiple levels. I will not stop, I will just change how I do it.
My Sunday posts have been Bible studies created to jump start the reader as he or she begin their faith journey. Now it will just be me sharing my faith journey. You, my dear reader, are on your own.
Then Jesus said to them, “When you lift up the Son of Man, then you will know that I am He, and that I do nothing of Myself; but as My Father taught Me, I speak these things.
My confession: It has never been about me, I can do nothing without the help of God. My heart is to teach the one, the one person who wants to hear the Truth and is looking for it. Yes, FAITH MATTERS- written by Marsha L F Randolph
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