Posts Tagged ‘A Lover of People’

Wayne Jacobsen’s spring newsletter from Life Stream is a wonderful read, you can read all of it here.

Those who are loved well by Father, will love well in the world. To be a lover of people is the one thing every one of us can do each day that will do more to change the world than any personal achievement we aspire to. Loving those whom God puts before–our spouse, children, co-workers, neighbors, and even strangers–is where real joy is found and where the kingdom work is really done.
Each time you offer a greeting, show an interest, serve a need, offer a listening ear or a shoulder to weep on, or any other way you simply care for another human being, you become a reflection of his glory. And every day you treat people with compassion, dignity, and respect, refusing to put your interests above theirs, forgiving freely and seeking healing, the life of Jesus shines a bit brighter in a broken world.
Nothing else you can do today will matter more.

This succinctly says what resonates within my heart everyday. There’s no need for any fanfare or trying to promote some agenda or evangelistic reaching the lost program what so ever, thing is, if folks are ever going to get a insight into the whereabouts’ of this supposed distant and invisible God, they will need to see Him in you and me, you know; if you’ve seen me, you’ve seen the Father.



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