Is your life the lesson for others to learn from? Are other people close enough to you so they can see the work of God's grace in your life? Has isolation insulated you from others? Have past wounds made you afraid of close relationships? Our faith in God is to be shared with others and when necessary we should use words.
Matthew 4:13 (NIV)
13 Leaving Nazareth, he went and lived in Capernaum,l which was by the lake in the area of Zebulun and Naphtali--
The little fishing village of Capernaum became the place where Jesus lived. Many of his disciples came from that small town. This last village in Herod's area became the launching point for His ministry. It had no paved streets, no sewer or channel for water and low quality construction. It had no signs of wealth like other towns.Jesus pitched his tent in this small community.
Are you more concerned with comfort than influence? Is your life accessible to others? Move toward mentoring relationships today.
Cathy and Danny Sartin
l Mk 1:21; 9:33; Lk 4:23, 31; Jn 2:12; 4:46, 47
The New International Version. (2011). (Mt 4:13). Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan.Copyright © Danny Sartin. All Rights Reserved. Photos taken by Cathy and Danny Sartin in Africa.
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