october 14 giving our own selves | 1 thessalonians 2.1-12

david von

Paul acted with great boldness in proclaiming the gospel because he had been “approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel.”  He knew his new identity and his new mission, and he refused to back down despite persecution and suffering. He has no desire to please man, flatter his hearers, or gain monetarily from his preaching. We believe our call is the same as Paul’s. With confidence we are to clearly proclaim the gospel and willingly share our very own lives. We are to be gentle “like a nursing mother taking care of her own children” and courageous like a good father “exhorting, encouraging, and challenging”, calling people into the kingdom and glory.

What is your heart and passion for this community of Christ followers we call emmaus?
What is your mission, who are you discipling, how is that going?

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