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Discover the Book - Aug. 14, 2009

  • 2009 Aug 14

Rekindling A Passion For Christ’s Coming



What are you doing in your life that will last forever? The stock market fluctuates, real estate bottoms out, companies down size, federal funding dries up, houses wear out, bodies get sick, minds fail . . .


All of the magnificent buildings of Solomon, including the Temple are gone. All of the wonderful buildings of Herod are rubble. The Pyramids are crumbling; the Tower of Pisa is leaning . . .


Paul came to Thessalonica with an offer of something they could become a part of that never ends. Christ said here is something anyone in my family can do!



·        Jesus said your WITNESS is priceless, I count souls you point to me - WIN!     Daniel 12:3 “And they that be wise shall shine as the brightness of the firmament; and they that turn many to righteousness as the stars for ever and ever.”     Proverbs 11:30 “The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life; and he that winneth souls is wise.”

·        Jesus said your INVOLVEMENT is valuable, I love missionaries that do outreach - GO!     Matthew 19:29 “And every one that hath forsaken houses, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my name's sake, shall receive an hundredfold, and shall inherit everlasting life.” (KJV)

·        Jesus said your RESOURCES are valuable, I multiply sacrificial gifts - GIVE!     Mark 12:42 “And there came a certain poor widow, and she threw in two mites, which make a farthing.” (KJV)

·        Jesus said your STRENGTH is valuable, I remember humble service - SERVE!     Mark 14:3 “And being in Bethany in the house of Simon the leper, as he sat at meat, there came a woman having an alabaster box of ointment of spikenard very precious; and she brake the box, and poured it on his head.” (KJV)

·        Jesus said your TIME is valuable, I collect all of your prayers - PRAY!     Revelation 5:8 “And when he had taken the book, the four beasts and four and twenty elders fell down before the Lamb, having every one of them harps, and golden vials full of odours, which are the prayers of saints.” (KJV)


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