Theme = ‘faithfulness’
Daniel had the courage to stand up, to hold on to who he was in God. How can we, how can you do the same?
There is a time for everything – but do we make time for God?
The decision to follow Jesus and be faithful and true like him, is both a huge, life-changing decision, and dozens of tiny decisions, every day.
Are you joining in with God’s work within you - are you maturing in holiness?
We don’t know her name, but we do know she was sensible, listened to God, and lived faithfully - what a great example to us today!
May all of us be anonymous to history, but known to God as women and men who lived faithful lives.
What do you have, that you could give to Jesus, for him to take and use and transform and multiply?
‘Fear the Lord and serve him faithfully with all your heart.’ But sometimes the desire for human praise is stronger than the desire to be faithful to God.
‘Because of the Lord, who is faithful, the Holy One of Israel, who has chosen you.’ If you remember nothing else from this morning, remember this. If that is too much, remember this: because of the Lord.
I promise you, I’m not going to go charging off on my own. My number one priority is to pray - on my own, and with you. Instead of hitting the ground running - taking over all the various different things that could be done - I’m going to hit the ground kneeling.