Jesus Is Not Offended

Are you?

“Now John answered Him, saying, “Teacher, we saw someone who does not follow us casting out demons in Your name, and we forbade him because he does not follow us.”

“39 But Jesus said, “Do not forbid him, for no one who works a miracle in My name can soon afterward speak evil of Me. 40 For he who is not against us is on our side. 41 For whoever gives you a cup of water to drink in My name, because you belong to Christ, assuredly, I say to you, he will by no means lose his reward.”   Mark 9:38-41 (NKJV)

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If you’re offended that people are going to a different church than yours; or think they’re only going because of free food or slick marketing, you need to pray for them. And ask yourself if you’re in competition.  It could be those people are after the Holy Spirit.

 

One This Rock I Build My Church

And I also say to you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build My church, and the gates of Hades shall not prevail against it.”

Jesus speaking to Peter in Matthew 16:18 (NKJV)

Thank You, Father God, You rock! You gave me a divine appointment to witness to this boy and his mom about who he is in You, O Lord, with this verse. You get all the glory, Lord, we just get to watch. From You are all things and to You are all things, You deserve the glory.

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