We live in a world that is self-absorbed and all about me. What is best for me is best regardless of whom it hurts or harms.
We have seen in this last year and some months just how selfish people can be. I believe we have seen the best in some, but for the most part, the worst in most. I never realized just how lost and faithless the world is, but also how faithless the Church has become. I asked at the very beginning of the so-called pandemic that we would open up safe, sane, and spiritual. What is so disheartening is that so many who claimed to believe in God and believe in His word reacted to this crisis in a way that doesn’t help anyone but themselves.
The world has a pulpit — the media, the TV — to get out its message of doom and gloom and the necessity to depend on a government that for the most part has abandoned the constitution of these United States. Jesus never told us to quit being the Church and to close our doors and hide from our responsibilities. He told us to occupy, preach the gospel, make disciples, and get filled with the H.S. What we need in the Church as a whole is a shot of faith — faith that God’s word is true, and we can trust Him; whereas so many churches in our city or state refused the call of God to continue to do His will, to continue to be the Church He died for, not isolated, not giving in and submitting to ungodly leaders who are attacking our very faith.
I want to thank the members of Legacy and all who call it their home. You answered the call, and over 3,000 have given their lives to the Lord. Thank you, thank you, thank you for being the Church Jesus died for. James 3:16 — For where there is envy and selfish ambition, there is disorder and every evil practice. We have witnessed this firsthand from the ungodly.
Seek Him first. Let’s live generous lives, not selfish ones.
Just a thought,
Published on Monday, June 28, 2021 @ 10:26 AM CDT
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