‘Only What We Do In Christ will Last’
When they came up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord suddenly took Philip away, and the eunuch did not see him again, but went on his way rejoicing. 40 Philip, however, appeared at Azotus and traveled about, preaching the gospel in all the towns until he reached Caesarea.
This scripture has a far reaching implication. The most obvious is in its support to the work of Jesus. What would it be like if as a people we didn’t worry about what we should eat, drink or wear. I didn’t say to run around hungry and naked begging for bread. Who is it that said I’ve never seen the righteous forsaken or his seed go begging for bread. This scripture only work for the righteousness of God. When we go wondering in and out of being righteous things happen to get us back in line with the work of Christ. The church is the devil’s worst nightmare because it is the work handy work of Christ.
My father was no way near being rich but my grandparents were rich and self sufficient in there time. Any person alive could write an interesting book on how modern technology has implicated their lives. We could all entitle it as ‘My broken Home.’ For many of us that too is a work of Christ who forsake all to follow Him.
My dad was never a church going man. The only real morals he taught me was never to beg or lie. That leaves two options work for what you want and be contented in it. That not a formula for getting rich and wealthy. It’s more a formula for being in the minority according to the standard of success. So that’s leaves the only other option and that is Jesus.
If you come to Jesus Christ and Him crucified then we operate on a standard that is not measured in monetary wealth. Not that we don’t need money but we shouldn’t measure our faith by the amount of money we have or don’t have. The world is only functional by the love of money.
The power of one spoken word and especially the Word of God surpassed modern technology. One word can change a man and his entire generation. When a man or a woman is sanctified in Christ and aligned him or herself with the work of Christ he finds himself swinging on the gates of hell but the gates of hell will not prevail. That’s a promise to the church by Jesus. Your name and your generation might be wrapped in Babylon but the church will never be confined in it. ‘Come out from among them and be blessed because we are called to greatness that is out of this world. Take notice of the things we say and do under any circumstance because we are measured by that. Only what we do for God will last. Happy Thanksgiving