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Are You Really Committed? - Powerpoint - June 27, 2012

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Are you really committed?

June 27, 2012

Commit your work to the Lord,
and your plans will be established.

Proverbs 16:3

I picked up an article years ago with the headline, “Fewer than 10 Percent of Americans are Deeply Committed Christians.” It was from pollster George Gallup Jr., who commented on the findings, “(The 10% who are committed) are more tolerant of people of diverse backgrounds, they are more involved in charitable activities, and they are far happier than the rest of the population.” 

But then he went on to observe, “Most Americans who profess Christianity don’t know the basic teachings of the faith and they don’t act significantly different from non-Christians in their daily lives. Overall,” he added, “the Sunday school and religious education system in this country is not working. Not being grounded in the faith, these professing believers are ‘open for anything that comes along,’”

This is a very sad reality that we face in our churches today. It makes me sad about those 90%... and it breaks my heart that they want to identify with Jesus Christ but not to the point they’re truly committed. At the same time, the poll above is correct that, for years, our system for religious education in many churches was not up to par, and in many ways still isn’t.

When it comes to the cause of Christ, I pray that we become a people of God who are sold out to His purposes. Commit yourself to God today, and live your life fully for Him!

COMMIT YOURSELF WHOLLY TO GOD AND BE SOLD OUT TO HIS PURPOSES!

 



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