2020 Week of August 10
Psalm 107:1-2a Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good; His love endures forever. Let the redeemed of the Lord say so…
Saying so is very important. And yes, of course we “say so” silently with our lives, with how we act toward others, toward this planet (even toward ourselves); but speaking who we are in the Lord as His redeemed saints – that is an essential reinforcement of our own faith and that of others. As Paul challenges in his letter to the Romans (ch. 10), how can people know God unless they are told about Him? IF we know Christ we don’t need to force-feed Him to people, but also we don’t need to tiptoe around our faith in Him! A new acquaintance once told me that we couldn’t be friends if I was going to mention Jesus; to which I had to reply, If we’re going to be friends, I am not going to hide who I am, because my identity is in Him. We did become friends, and ultimately before she died, she was friends with Jesus!
Pastor Lisa Bosworth