Posted by: heisourstrongtower | December 11, 2013

Many Strands Challenge ~ Seeking God’s Wisdom for 2014 ~ Day 72

Seeking God's Wisdom - Day 72

Today’s Assignment ~ Make sure that you have your prayer journal with you as you complete each day’s reading.  You are going to want to keep track of the verses that are resonating with you, as you read.

1. If you have not already done so, answer the questions in this blog-post;

https://heisourstrongtower.wordpress.com/2013/09/22/many-strands-challenge-seeking-gods-wisdom-for-2014/

If you have answered them…review your answers prior to reading today’s assignment.

 

2. Say a prayer asking God to reveal Himself to you through His word.

 

3. Read John 16 – 21 and as you read, highlight verses that are speaking to your heart and reflect on these questions…

• What is the main point of this portion?

• What does God – Father, Son or Holy Spirit – reveal of himself?

• What insight am I given about myself and into my life situation? Is there an example of a warning to heed? A promise to claim?

• What does Christ require of me now, in thought, word or action?

A reflection on today’s reading…

17 “After saying all these things, Jesus looked up to heaven and said, “Father, the hour has come. Glorify your Son so he can give glory back to you. 2 For you have given him authority over everyone. He gives eternal life to each one you have given him. 3 And this is the way to have eternal life—to know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, the one you sent to earth. 4 I brought glory to you here on earth by completing the work you gave me to do. 5 Now, Father, bring me into the glory we shared before the world began.” John 17:1-5 

There is only one way to receive eternal life…to know the only true God and His Son, Jesus Christ.  Jesus shares this truth with us in the verses above and we need to share this truth with others.

We have opportunities every day to share the salvation story with people around us. We need to let people know that Jesus died for their sins, and through Him they can receive a new life that is eternal.

I see so many people doing good deeds and they are working so hard at being a good person…thinking that this will get them to heaven. As Christians we know it is not about us or anything that we do, it is about Jesus and what He did!

Let’s purpose together to be intentional with professing our faith to others. We need to concern ourselves with the Shepherd’s lost sheep and not just our own problems and difficulties. He has given us a new life; eternal life and we need to pass it on!

Let’s ask God to make us a blessing in someone’s life this week.  I am going to challenge you to share your testimony with one person this week and then let us know what happens.

 

 

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