Jesus said that He will build His church and the gates of hell will never prevail. (Matthew 16:18)
Jesus is the one who is going to build the church. Our role? Make disciples.
Through the years, certain things change – fashion, music, styles…
But there are things that don’t.
The message of the gospel is still God’s answer to a world drowning in the mire of sin. And God’s chosen vessel to make this important message known is through His people.
When we do the possible, God will do the impossible.
Moses threw his staff to the ground possible), and God turned his staff to a snake (impossible).
David used his sling to hit Goliath (possible), and God won the victory for the Israelites (impossible).
Joshua marched around Jericho 7 times with the people of God (possible), and the walls crumbled (impossible).
Praying for someone who is sick? (possible) And God is able to heal.
Talk to people about what God has done? (possible) Salvation of men? God can.
“the call of the church – to empower imperfect people to spread the most important message around the world.” (Steve Murrell)