Let Sunday’s message have a continuing effect throughout the week."
“Jesus primarily targeted the heart of people. Jesus doesn’t want mirror surface changes because the exterior life can be so deceptive we can play games with appearances but the heart is who we really are and where we live our lives from.” Rustin Smith
Shaping our hearts is important because our heart is who we really are and where we live our lives from. In order to live your life from your heart it takes practice, this isn’t easy, we practice things because they’re hard.
It’s important to spend time figuring out how to shape your heart and it’s best done through action, through doing, through practices.
Acts 1:14 "They all joined together constantly in prayer, along with the women and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brothers."
Acts 2:37 When the people heard this(about Jesus), they were cut to the heart and said to Peter and the other apostles, “Brothers, what shall we do?”
In Acts 1 their action, their to do, was to pray continually and there was only 120 of them and then in Acts 2 (the next day) there was now 3,000 believes and they asked, “What can we do”
What have you been doing to shape your heart?
What do you need to be doing?
Why should we not keep score and not wait?
Having a child like faith is key to shaping our hearts.
Matthew 18:1-5 The disciples came to Jesus and asked, “Who, then, is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” Jesus called a little child to him, and placed the child among them. And he said: “Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Therefore, whoever takes the lowly position of this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven. And whoever welcomes one such child in my name welcomes me.
Jesus desire for us is to have a humble, honest faith in God, and He used the innocence of a child as an example. Emulating the faith of children, we should simply take God at His Word. As children trust their earthly fathers, we should trust our Father in heaven.
Kids have this trust, this faith to follow their leader, they don’t wait, they just do.
“Glosoli” The name of the song and video, which is actually 2 icelandic words put together, the word “glow” and the word “sun.” So, I believe this video is about being a light to others. Leading them into something that could be hard, unknown, impossible but amazing.
“To get what you’ve never had you have to do what you’ve never done” Thomas Jefferson
The challenge here is to “do”, to not wait, but find something and do it.