Event: Spark 2018 – Jacksonville Speaker: Eric Garner
In these passages from 2 Kings we can draw a few lessons. The people who raise our children will have a profound impact on their development but their growth is solely the responsibility of the parents. We also see that we must never hesitate to save ourselves from judgement. And we need to count the cost before going into battle.
God always keeps His promises and we need to trust Him even when circumstances look bleak. Sometimes a family member may have to step in to save a child. We can work more efficiently when we take time to plan the work. We need to defend our spiritual leaders. And we must be persistent in our service to the Lord.
Procrastination should not characterize the children of God especially in regard to the Lord’s work. We must perform the duties to which we commit. We have to make the best possible use of our time. And we must realize the importance of our work. If we are unreliable we hinder our cause by slowing down our fellow workers.
Some of God’s blessings are determined by our actions. Some of them may not be received in full or at all if we don’t desire them strongly enough. We need to pray to Him often with sincere hearts and we need to pray for His will to be done. We need to study God’s word frequently. We need to find … Read More
We must make the best use of the talents and the resources God has given us. We need to prepare for the next life rather than pursuing worldly desires. Christ gave up His life for us so we should be willing to give up everything we have for Him in return. We must also be very careful and responsible when … Read More
One generation can give away everything the previous one gained. It’s our responsibility to maintain the truth for the coming generations. We must work to defend the Church from corrupting influences and we must work to build it up through evangelism at the same time. We must never rob God to solve our problems. And our faith must not be … Read More