Mission Statement

In classical sacrifices, the people get the good bits, and the gods get the refuse, the bits that would get thrown out otherwise.

Not our God. Leviticus (particularly Leviticus 3) describes the sacrifices that our LORD demanded from His people of Israel. God gets the kidneys, the tail, and all the fat. He gets the prime steak, He gets the best.

Today we do not literally give sacrifices of animals. For us the ultimate sacrifice has been made through our Lord, Christ Jesus. But should always be our ambition to do the same thing - to offer God the best of what we have, to offer Him the fat, and not the smoke and bones.

Friday, 13 August 2010

Thoughts From my Quiet Time

"He did this so that all the peoples of the eath might know that the hand of the LORD is powerful..." Joshua 4:24a. Passage Joshua 2:15-24.

The memorials we make influence not only those we bring up but everyone around us. When people see Scripture verses on our walls and feel love in our homes, they can put two and two together. They know that the difference is that of being connected to the vine, the Lord Jesus Christ. But if we do not have Scriptures on our walls (or other signs) they will not know what to be looking at, or for. If the atmosphere is not one of joy, love, and peace, then the memorials become little more than signs of hypocracy. And if we do not show hospitality to those around us then they will not get to see that we are different. All three need to come together to make a powerful statement about our God.

There is much that I need to change, both in my decor and in my heart.

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