The most important thing I hope we can gain from all of this is not a flurry of “activity” or a sense of “doing” something, but rather a heightened sense of God on the move and changing the hearts, minds and souls of all those He touches through these undertakings.
It is vitally important that all of our members and attenders and all of those recipients of the “over-the-fence” ministry attain to the unity of the faith, and the knowledge of the Son of God, to the becoming of a mature person, to the measure of the stature, which belongs to the fullness of Christ. That is the purpose for our existence and the reason for our being. Is it yours?
Be reminded that through all of these wonderful and precious moments we are on a mission: to love, worship and serve God alone; to know and obey God and His word; to advance His directives to our church and our community; and to teach these precepts to others.
We are not repeating some patriotic, seasonal statement, but rather a vision God has given to us and that is, that we are working in all of this together, toward “One nation, under God!” May we continue in vigor to that end. You can do it…just keep a laser focus on Jesus! Endure the fire—it’s producing pure gold!