While friendship evangelism, stadium events and track distribution reach some, others have trouble getting past their perception of Christians as judgmental, exclusive and no As followers of Christ, our mission is clear: to make Jesus known. Being real about who we are, and working out our salvation daily requires honesty. Except he doesn't want us to reflect ourselves, he wants us to reflect the image of Jesus Christ. Reflecting Jesus Object Lesson Script Can you see yourself? They can show things the way they really are. I saw the face of Jesus, on the wall behind me whenever I looked at my bathroom mirror Yes, I thought it was strange at first too! We become living saints, moving around, rendering helping hand to the needy in constant prayer and communication with God.
This went on for some time and it became common place for me to stay and stare and even chat with the image on the wall! As followers of Christ, our mission is clear: to make Jesus known. I'm so grateful for the encouragement. There is a great deal of brokeness in all of us at some level. While friendship evangelism, stadium events and track distribution reach some, others have trouble getting past their perception of Christians as judgmental, exclusive and not caring for the poor. You cannot earn it and you cannot lose it. The truth is, it is anything but.
Two leaders from different generations, Tri Robinson and Jason Chatraw, have found that many unbelievers want to talk about God, too. Some Christians are like that too. Elisa's stories were especially unbelievable whether difficult or inspiring. To be a good reflector, we need ask Him to cleanse us from all our sins and fill our lives with His love. Answer five questions, and you can find out your Christian ministry? To have been mentored by you through your book was just what I needed at this time in my life. Of course, we have exactly the amount of information as God wanted us to have.
Two leaders from different generations, Tri Robinson and Jason Chatraw, have found that many unbelievers want to talk about God, too. If I turn away from the light, I cannot reflect the light. Rather than being dismissive since most Christians don't see themselves that way, or defensive because most Christians aren't that way, the authors suggest we move forward in humility and compassion. In this year of Mercy, let us all aspire to see the visible face of the invisible father as Jesus spoke to the Samaritan woman, understand God in fullness, completeness, wholesome, perfection which will help us to have a glorious finish, as we enter the gates of heavenly abode. It has always shown me that I am a new creation, that I have overcome the world, that I have eternal life, and I am a Son of God, that I am a joint-heir with Christ Jesus.
They were just trying to help people get what they needed to make their offerings and sacrifices to God. Reflecting the Christ in us to the world around us will disarm people and open doors for meaningful conversation. But the apostle James warns us of not being forgetful hearers of the Word. I don't think you have blue or green skin. The friend who loves God. And even then, it wasn't an accurate reflection. If you're on the fence, I encourage you to jump fully in.
You have created something so timeless and powerful. You will not regret it for a moment. God looks at you through the perfect mirror of Jesus and sees the real you 1 John 4:17. We forget what we are like inside, but God sees us clearly all the time. For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man who looks intently at his natural face in a mirror.
Only a little light can get through to us Shine the torch behind the mirror so that all can see how little light passes through the reflective foil. I loved how you tied in your personal story and the verses you pulled from scripture as you spoke to our Young Lives group. Thank you for your work, your heart and your vulnerable authenticity. They probably only had a lake or a pond to look at? What strikes me is that people tend only to see what is not Jesus in themselves, almost never what is. The mirror always reflects you for exactly who you are, including the tiny wrinkles if you have any , or the tiny pimples if you have any. I will hold this mirror and adjust it so that everybody can see your face in the mirror. We've included the text for this object lesson below and we even recorded a video to help give you ideas for how to teach it.
If that happens, I cannot reflect Jesus' light. You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. I found this to be very helpful in how you want to share your faith with others. That's way better and now we can see your reflection clearly. You will continue to search for your true self until you find Him.