Luke 9:23 Then He said to them all, “If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily,
Funny how…Where my Treasure is…
Actions truly do speak louder than words.
Funny how a $100 bill “looks” so big when you take it to church, but so
small when you take it to the mall.
Funny how long it takes to serve God for an hour, but how quickly a Team
plays 60 minutes of football.
Funny how long a couple of hours spent at church seems, but how short
they are when watching a movie.
Funny how we can’t think of anything to say when we pray, but don’t have
difficulty thinking of things to talk about to a friend.
Funny how we get thrilled when a baseball game goes into extra innings,
but we complain when serving takes too much of our ‘leisure’ time.
Funny how hard it is to read a chapter in the bible, but how easy it is
to read 100 pages of a bestselling novel or spend hours on the Internet.
Funny how people want to get a front seat at any game or concert, but
scramble to get a back seat at church services.
Funny how we need 2 or 3 weeks advance notice to fit a fellowshipping
event into our schedule, but can adjust our schedule for other events at
the last moment.
Funny how hard it is for people to memorize verses to share the gospel with
others, but how simple it is for the same people to understand and repeat gossip.
Funny how we believe what the newspaper says, but question what the Bible says.
Funny how everyone wants to go to heaven but don’t want to listen to the Gospel.
Funny how you can send a thousand ‘jokes’ through e-mail and they spread
like wildfire, but when you start sending messages regarding the Lord or
from His word, people think twice about sharing.
Mat 6:21 “For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.”
Where is your heart this morning? I doubt there is one out there with myself
included who wasn’t a bit offended by one of those challenges. So…….
Romans 12:1, 2 “I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service. And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God.”