1 Corinthians 15.58 (CEB)
Therefore, my dear brothers and sisters, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain.
From this Sunday’s sermon, I challenged the church to consider how each person can take part in discernment. As the theologian and, author, and minister R.C. Sproul suggests, “Discernment is not simply knowing the different between right and wrong. Discernment is knowing the difference between right and almost right.” Beginning, ending, and always pointing to God, discernment is a communal activity that is more than merely decision making or consensus building. While that is certainly part of the process, its goal is to name where God is moving, evaluating, and determining the significance for us. By being aware of God’s gifts and graces present within each person, our faithful work is done most fully together.*
So our question is this: “How will I participate in discernment?” By making a commitment(s) to:
Grace and peace,
*adapted from “Seeing the Future with Eyes of Faith.”
Husband, father, minister, child of God, follower of Jesus Christ writing in the context of La Porte Community Church