We were created to glorify God with every thought, every word and every action. But our sin has caused us to glorify other things more than we glorify God. As a result, we have lost peace with God, which robs us of peace within, which destroys our peace with others. That baby in the manger came to restore this broken peace with God so that we could once again have peace within and peace with others. and to give us a new heart that would desire to glorify Him above everything else. (Audio difficulties on this recording)
Acts — The Church on Fire!
The mission that Jesus gave His followers before He ascended to heaven could not have been any clearer. It was to be the purpose of the church. But over the years that original mission has become buried under so many other things that we sometimes forget why the church really exists. Let’s see what we can learn by taking a look back at those early days when the church was truly a church on fire!