Saving People or Shaking Hands

Greetings…

 

I heard a preacher use an illustration of a painting of a ship that was sinking. The lifeboats were out on the water, and the people were in the water. One lifeboat had a man leaning over the railing of the boat extending his hand to one of the people in the water.

A man in the water was lifting his hand up. And their hands were about to meet. A little boy came in and he looked at that picture. The picture was meant to illustrate the rescue of the perishing and care for the dying. The little boy studied the picture for a while and then he asked, “Daddy, is that man trying to save those people or is he just shaking hands with them?” 

 

Every Christian must ask that question of themselves…  Are we really trying to bring people to Jesus Christ? Bringing people to Jesus Christ is the principal duty of every Christian. Jesus Christ did not come first as a great teacher or a great healer. The Bible tells us why He came in Luke 19:10, “For the Son of Man has come to seek and to save that which was lost.”

 

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Bringing Balance to Life: Wisdom To Make Godly Decisions

The pendulum has been moving towards a Godly balance as we have studied through Ecclesiastes.  We now see how Godly wisdom brings balance to life. Join us Wednesday night at 7 PM for live chat. (Hit the subscribe button.) 

 

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In Him,

Pastor Bill

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