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Daily Devotional Day 36

Day 36.  Take Time to Be Holy

May 14, 2020

“Therefore, my beloved, be steadfast, immovable, always excelling in the work of the Lord, because you know that in the Lord your labor is not in vain.”

I Corinthians 15:58

Read: I Corinthians 15:35-58

Down the road and around the corner a building was being built. It was fun to watch from the time the first dirt was being moved around, the foundation laid, walls built, and the welcome sign displayed. The progress was obvious and the result was a building where there was none before. Witnessing faith is laying a foundation that cannot be seen, and building a relationship which cannot be touched. Faith, “the assurance of things hoped for, and the conviction of things unseen,” is so incredibly important that the “work” of witnessing faith is never in vain. People need to know that Jesus is with them, especially now, this very moment.  God has given you an amazing gift, the gift of your life and the opportunity to live your life in a deep and abiding relationship with our Lord Jesus Christ. Faith grows when we offer others the same gift that we have been given by God. Think about those who God has placed in and along your path and how they so greatly impacted you with their witness of faith; think about their witness and the zeal they had for the Lord. If their names escape you, their faces will never be forgotten. Because of your witness, your name is etched upon another’s soul; your kind words and outstretched arm has made a profound difference in the life of another; you have strengthened another’s faith just by being there for someone else. You may not be able to remember who you have served, but they remember you with love and thanksgiving. So next time you think nobody is listening, nobody is paying attention, nobody cares; they do because your faith has helped build theirs. The Lord’s work is nothing less than sharing your faith with someone else. You make a difference and the life you lead in the Lord is never in vain.

 

How has someone made a profound difference in your life this week?

What are 3 ways you can witness your faith today?

How are you taking time to be holy today?

 

Prayer:  Jesus, thank you for the gift of faith. Thank you for the privilege of serving others no matter how hard it may seem to be. Help me to be a faithful witness to somebody today, so they may come to know you even more.  Amen




      

 

 
 
 
Worship Update: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, worship will be on-line only for the month of January. We want to do what we can as a church to “do no harm,” keep people safe and at the same time stay in relationship with our community and most importantly with God. God is good and will provide. Thank you for your grace; we will journey through this month together,
strengthened and upheld by our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
 
We do monitor weekly the Lorain Department of Health for updates. Moving forward, we will continue to livestream our
Sunday morning 11:00 worship service as we have for the past several years and are providing the “phone-in” and “drive-in” options for listening to the service if saints do not have internet access.

Pastoral Visits: If you would like a visit or would just like to talk, please let me know. Please call or text me at 330-416-1817, call the church office at 440-327-8753,                  or email me at
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As always, I am available to pray anytime, just give me a call. I am here for you and honored to be your pastor. 
God is good all the time!
 
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North Ridgeville, Ohio  44039

 

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