Change is hard, but Jesus is able
2 Corinthians 5:11 (ESV)
Therefore, knowing the fear of the Lord, we persuade others. But what we are is known to God, and I hope it is known also to your conscience.
Proverbs 1:7 (ESV)
Fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge
2 Corinthians 5:12-13 (ESV)
12 We are not commending ourselves to you again but giving you cause to boast about us, so that you may be able to answer those who boast about outward appearance and not about what is in the heart. 13 For if we are beside ourselves, it is for God; if we are in our right mind, it is for you.
Persuaded people persuade people
“I’m not buying what I’m selling”
“I’m not praying what I’m saying”
2 Corinthians 5:14-15 (ESV)
14 For the love of Christ controls us, because we have concluded this: that one has died for all, therefore all have died; 15 and he died for all, that those who live might no longer live for themselves but for him who for their sake died and was raised.
Lifepoint Encouragement Challenge – Encourage someone every day for the next 7 days and watch YOUR joy grow