Stocktaking / Bilanz ziehen
Since the beginning of 2017 I have been a member of the Bellville congregation. When I heard at that stage that the pastor will soon leave Bellville I thought : it is not the best point in time to join a new congregation.
Since last month our new pastor has arrived; the new shepherd. From previous experience I know that there will be changes when the old pastor leaves. Will the changes be positive? What are God’s plans for the congregation. Jeremia29, 11 tells us that “ God knows the plans He has for us, plans to prosper us and not to harm us, plans to give us hope and future.” Am I/ are we prepared to yield to the Lord ?
Am I prepared to listen to God? How can I hear God’s voice? What helps me to be able to listen? I can talk to Jesus, I can read God’s word. That is the standard to walk in the Lord’s way. He wants to shape my heart .He wants us to serve him. Am I prepared to leave my comfortzone? Can I let go and obey my Saviour? He knows best where he wants to take us where our destination lies. He gives us his spirit so that we are able to…