One of my life verses that is always in front of me is Hebrews 11:6…
“And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him.”
One of the myths that has been crippling to Christianity for years is that Jesus has called us to “play it safe”…when that is not taught OR modeled by Jesus OR His followers in the Scriptures. (See Acts 20:24 and Galatians 2:20)
Jesus didn’t play it safe…Paul didn’t play it safe…none of the Apostles played it safe…the church in Acts 4:23-31 upon being threatened and persecuted did NOT pray for safety…they prayed for boldness!
Yet today we seem to want to play it safe…that cannot be the goal.
So what about you church leader? Church member? Whoever…what is that ONE THING that you KNOW the Lord is calling you to do? You know it’s a risk…you know that in order for it to take place you are going to need divine intervention? What is it? Why not do it?
People have asked me before, “Pastor P, how do I know that it’s God telling me to do it and not just an idea I had?” GREAT question…allow me to share three identifying marks that I have personally experienced.
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