June 9, 2019
How to Reach the Unreachable
Ministry is hard, no matter where you are. It was even hard for Jesus. But the challenge of ministry does not take away from its power to change lives, and no matter where you go, the Holy Spirit can work in the lives of receptive people.
[Matthew 11:20; 2 Kings 7:3-9]
In John 3 Jesus points out to Nicodemus that it is only through the Spirit that we can see the character of the kingdom that Jesus, as King, is ushering in: a kingdom with a new and surprising way of going about conquering the world.
[John 3:1-21; Genesis 1:1-5; Genesis 2:4-8]
It’s not easy being a mom. There are limits to what we can do when it comes to raising our children. The Scriptures offer some encouragement when it comes to our limits in parenting, suggesting that healthy ministry is ministry with limits.
[2 Corinthians 10:13-18]
Jennifer Mitchell shares her amazing testimony including how she was captured by rebel forces in Uganda’s civil war and turned into a child soldier. As brutal as her experience was, it solidified her faith and shaped her to powerfully minister the Gospel.
God is the Creator and has created an amazing universe. He has created us in His image, meaning that we have the ability to be creative. We need to regain this God-given gift by getting close to the ultimate Creator Himself.
[Genesis 1:26-28; Ephesians 2:10; John 15:5]