Sunday, December 31, 2006

dan's four faces challenge for a new year

DJP issues this wonderful challenge for the New Year.

What are we doing with the life-situation that God's providence designed for us? Do we really think our obstacles, trials and burdens exempt us from God's call...
  • To "Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer" (Romans 12:12)?
  • To "be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not in vain" (1 Corinthians 15:58)?
  • To give "thanks always and for everything to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ" (Ephesians 5:20)?
  • Always to be "prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you" (1 Peter 3:15)?
If in any corner of your heart, you are reaching for the "Yes" button, first think about those four faces. Get some perspective.
It's worth going to his post to read about the four faces.

Technorati Tags:

No comments: