2 Kings 4:1-37

2 Kings 4:1-37

2 Kings 4:13Vintage message from May 28, 2000.

When was the last time that we were able to go to God and say, “You know what, God? I’m content. I’m home. Other than being with You, there is no where else I would rather be.” You know, there is no better place in life than knowing that God has met your every need…

Sometimes when we serve God, we just have to do what needs to be done, even if it means sacrificing ourself… Love is selfless. Love means considering others more important than us, better than us, and even if, from time to time, we have to get dirty to help the ones around us that God loves… You know, it’s not just our lives that we are concerned about…

When we interact with people in life, when we interact with our neighbors, when we interact with our co-workers, when we interact with our husbands and wives and our children, are we interacting with them out of our own selfish ambition? Are we doing what we’re doing simply so we can gain what we want to gain? Or, are we doing it selflessly because we know that the other person has need? These are questions I believe we need to be asking ourself all the time. If we’re going to have the mind of Christ in us, if we are going to take these stories that God gives us in the Old Testament, looking at the lives of the prophets that He raised up, understanding the significance of what these men represented, the power and the authority of God that they had, and yet, in that power and authority they gave compassionately, selflessly, lovingly to the people around them.

Pastor Dave Elkins