Submitted by George Stonehouse on Fri, 04/29/2016 - 20:51
In the final sermon in the series REVEAL, we look at the RELEVANCE of Jesus to our lives in this generation. In a self-centred generation with its preoccupation with material possessions, and focus on self-image Jesus is seen as remote and irrelevant. People prefer, like the Athenians, to design their own gods, and develop some strange spiritualties none of which can meet their inmost needs. As followers of Jesus we need the inspiration and revelation of the Holy Spirit to help us take risks to make Jesus known by showing His relevance to life today. Intellectual arguments will probably not help, but praying for the sick, showing love and compassion, offering hope of eternal life taking time to care for people will be a far more powerful testimony than a thousand words. These are the things we read about in the book of Acts, and God responded by adding daily to the number of believers. I have no doubt He is waiting on us to do it again.
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