I'm All In
Dr. Fred Lowery
Mark 12:32-33; Mark 12:34; Acts 24:24-27; 2 Timothy 4:10; 1 John 2:15; Luke 12:15b; Luke 10:39-42; Jeremiah 48:10a
January 31, 2010
Thank you Geof, we don't want to go through the motions and yet that's so easy to do. Let me just ask you a question. Has there ever been a time in your life when you were closer to God than you are right now? Guess who moved? Bow with me for a word of prayer. Father, speak to our hearts this morning from your word, your truth. Bless your word to out hearing. Your word is a live; it's dynamic, its life changing. Your words are absolutely true and it's my prayer this morning that this congregation would not see this sinful preacher but would see a sinless savior. An awesome almighty God who has a plan and purpose for each of our lives and that we would listen to what you say to us and respond. With our heads still bowed eyes still closed, how many of you would say pastor if God speaks to me, if God speaks to my heart about something I will listen to what He says. Just ease your hand up and put them right back down. God bless you, thank you Father. Speak to our hearts in Jesus Name we pray, amen. How long has it been since you've done something for God that required you to get out of your comfort zone, to take some personal risks? Something that required a total commitment where you laid it all on the line and you were trusting God for the outcome. You know it's during those times that we grow and yet perhaps it's been a long time since you've done anything like that. It's so easy to settle down and get comfortable with your Christian life, to go through the motions. There was a man who had an unusual ability to walk a tight rope and they stretched a cable across one of the falls at Niagara Falls and he walked across that cable to the amazement of the crowd. And then he got a wheel barrow and he said how many of you believe I can push this wheel barrow across that cable. And they all ...
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