We must become less and Jesus must become more.
To motivate (to re-commit) to “Fan into flame the gift of God.
We need continued infilling of the Holy Spirit if we want to be effective in God’s service
We are not standing in our own strength; but in His strength; and that position of strength is “In the Lord”, (Jesus Christ as the head of His Body, the Church.
Being filled with the power of the Holy Spirit, sharing the Good News, because it is “Good News” and embracing the presence of Jesus
How come there are some people who go through real hardship and seem to have the strength to battle it through? What is it that gives some the ability to persevere and others not?
You can make a huge impact just like some rather lesser characters in the Bible.
If we truly understand what he has done for us; that we died with him on the cross, and that we live with him now, we no longer need to live under the power of sin but can live victorious lives for Jesus in the light of his resurrection power.