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Years ago, almost 15 years ago in fact, I sat waiting for someone to unlock the building next to our church.  It had been a busy week.  While I waited, I decided to pray.  The Lord spoke a few short sentences.  I have never forgotten them.  These few short sentences continue to define my understanding of our spiritual mission in the world.  Here’s what He said:

“The clear purpose of the church is to know Christ.  To know Him is to be changed.  To be changed is to be a witness of Him in the earth.”


2 Comments Add yours

  1. bkolisha says:

    Love always demands a declaration, a witness; His Word and Spirit are our witness of His love and we are the same in word and deed in the world. I wholeheartedly agree with your statement. Thank you for the simple, but profound encouragement in your post.

    1. mrteague says:

      Amen. Thanks to God that He never tires of speaking His word to our hearts. I appreciate the comment. God bless!

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