Workers for your joy

The Mission Statement of FBC reads, “FBC exists to follow our Lord Jesus Christ and to lead all other to a joyful life with Him.”  As we follow Christ (our first priority), we lead others (0ur second) and the desired outcome in joy!  Nehemiah says, “The joy of the Lord is your strength” (Nehemiah 8:10)  Nothing is more necessary in this dark and depressing day than joy.  Nothing is more persuasive.  The church needs joy like a body needs oxygen.  I appreciate the reminder from Paul.  In 2 Corinthians 1:23 he says of himself and his church-planting team “we are workers with you for your joy.”  What a beautiful statement of his objective in ministry.  May the hallways of this dear church ring out with the laughter of those who know the Lord!  “For the fruit of the Spirit is love, JOY, peace and patience. . .Maybe it is something we should work on as the Spirit of God shows us the way.  Bless you, friends!  Don

Author: Don Guthrie

Don Guthrie is the Senior Pastor at FBCSA.

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  1. In referring to Ecclesiastes 11:5, 7, 8a and 9a, someone said, “Do you enjoy life? Tell your face about it!”

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