Who Am I? (1 of 5) by Dennis Marquardt
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Series: The 5 Excuses of Moses
INTRO: What does it mean to be a ''Christian?'' If someone who had never heard of Christianity spent time observing Christians how would they describe us? What would they say a Christian is and what the call of Christian is?
a. They would say Christians are called to go to Church meetings once or twice a week.
b. Christians are called to give money in offering plates and sing a few songs.
c. Christians are called to listen to some guy stand up front and explain the meaning of this book called the Bible!
d. Christians are called to hope some day for a place called heaven! etc. (in some churches they would not hear about this anymore!)
e. Christians like to have lots of dinners together.
Would they even know that we are primarily called by God to win the lost!!!??? Would there be enough evidence among us that being a Christian is not just for personal satisfaction but is a call to win the lost?
Like Moses, when God called upon him to go and save the Jewish slaves in Egypt he finds more excuses for not responding! In a series of 5 excuses Moses begins with an excuse that sounds so humble, but it is just another excuse to do nothing! ''WHO AM I?'' he says to God, meaning that he is nothing! However, he is focusing on the wrong statement, it isn't who Moses is; it is who God is that counts!
A faith that carries no responsibility, that carries no load, is not likely to stand the test of time or trials!
During the Hurricane of 1938 here in Northern New England, the Railroad bridge at White River Junction was in danger of being swept away by the flood waters, simply because in stood alone and empty. The power of the storm would blast the frail bridge apart. Someone who hated to see the bridge lost came up with a plan. He had the railroad company back up and over the bridge several freight cars that were heavily loaded down with cargo. They did this with both ...
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