Jesus said, ‘By this My Father is glorified, that you bear much fruit; so you will be My disciples.’ (John 15:8 NKJV) This year Jesus wants you to be more fruitful in His service.
Many Christians do not understand the concept of radical obedience. Radical obedience simply means doing exactly what God tells you to do, when He tells you to do it.
Some people make gods with their hands and worship them. But idols are not able to do anything that God can do. They can’t think, feel or act. But the Lord in Heaven knows all about you, thinks of you and loves you.
Love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. These fruits are not for show, they are for sharing with others.
Some of us act like loving the Lord more requires loving those around us less. We may feel awkward around them, or lose touch with them, or not know how to communicate with them, or give off signals that we are spiritually superior to them.
‘Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything; tell God your needs and don’t forget to thank Him for His answers. If you do this