Every person is committed to something. There are many areas of life where commitment is important. The Christian should strive to be the best citizen, best parent, best worker, etc. If we put Jesus first in our lives and are willing to live a life that will bring Him glory, He will bless us beyond measure.
We must be willing to take the Gospel to the lost and seek to strengthen the saved. We must be an encouragement to each other as we journey along our earthly pilgrimage. The Apostle Paul, writing to the Romans, gives us this great teaching about Christian commitment. In Romans 12:1-2, we read, “I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service. And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God.”
My fellow Christians, it is the mind that we decide how we are going to act. We have the Holy Spirit indwelling us. Let’s allow Him to work in our lives. If we do, we will grow in the grace and knowledge of the Lord Jesus Christ!
-Larry Miles, Louisville, KY firstname.lastname@example.org