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In preparation for Christmas, Sunday’s sermon scripture was Isaiah 42:3 (The Voice):
We live in a disposable society, but God doesn’t discard the weak and the broken. He uses the weak things to show his glory for all to see.
Light is dawning for the BRUISED.
There is a calling to us….
To Shine the light for all to see.
Oftentimes we see those around us who are broken and we aim to help them, but we forget that we are the broken as well. We all struggle with sin and need God.
2 Corinthians 4:6-8
is the very One who sets our hearts ablaze to shed light on the knowledge of God’s glory revealed in the face of Jesus, the Anointed One.
We hold the treasure of Jesus within us…within a cracked and broken vessel. But through the grace of God, He uses the cracks to shine His light for all to see.
You see, the beauty of the gospel transforms us into being gracious, compassionate and loving people. When we are transformed, we shine light into darkness, drawing others to the One and Only.
It’s a calling, an invitation, to participate in the Kingdom of God. The highest calling in the world. Won’t you take part? Won’t you shine your light for all to see?
***Based on notes taken for John Ketchersid’s sermon 12-14-2914.