Are you finished? 1-2-11
• We have finished up the year- Should we just relax and take it easy because weve worked so hard and accomplished so much? Maybe we should read this bible verse, take it out of context, and live the easy life!
Luke 12:19 And I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast much goods laid up for many years; take thine ease, eat, drink, and be merry.
• When are we finished and when have we reached OUR end zone?-
Illustration: Jim Marshall, Viking defensive end, On October 25, 1964, in a game against the San Francisco 49ers, Marshall recovered a fumble and ran 66 yards with it into an end zone. The wrong way… into his own!
What has God called you to do? He has called everyone to SERVE!
Psalm 2:11 Serve the LORD with fear, and rejoice with trembling.
Psalm 100:2 Serve the LORD with gladness: come before his presence with singing.
Psalm 102:22 When the people are gathered together, and the kingdoms, to serve the LORD.
Jeremiah 30:9 But they shall serve the LORD their God, and David their king, whom I will raise up unto them.
Colossians 3:24 knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for ye serve the Lord Christ.
• As a waitress provides good service, our closest attention needs to be paid to the one we are serving!
• Whom shall you serve? Choose today! Josh 24:14-24 READ!
Romans 12:1 I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service