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Chapter 5

Commend and empower

Matt. 9:37 says that we as believers need to send out workers in the harvest.

Matt. 22:37-40 tells us to love our neighbors as ourselves. If we do not look at those we meet and run across in our normal daily life, as children of God as well, then we are not being effective as we could be.

Luke 4:18-19 encourages us to proclaim the message of Christ to all.

“18The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised.”

1 Cor. 10:23-24 says we should not seek our own good but that of others first.

“Don’t think only of your own good. Think of other Christians and what is best for them.”

I think when we realize the Christ nature in all beings as we minister, that is what we are doing, thinking of their good in the ministry of Christ and not just our own good.

Phil. 2:4 also tell us to think of others first.

“”Don’t think only about your own affairs, but be interested in others, too, and what they are doing.”

God opens the doors for us; we don’t have to, as stated in Col. 4:2-3

“Devote yourself to prayer with an alert mind and a thankful heart. Don’t forget to pray for us too, that God will give us many opportunities to preach about his secret plan…that Christ is also for you Gentiles.”

2 Thes. 3:6-14 encourages us to not be idle.

“And now, dear brothers and sisters, we give you this command with the authority of our Lord Jesus Christ: Stay away from any Christian who lives in idleness and doesn’t’ follow the tradition of hard work we gave you. For you know that you ought to follow our examples.”

Titus 3:1-8 doing what is good again encourages us to use our life as a ministry.

Verse 8: “These things I have told you are all true. I want you to insist on them so that everyone trusts in God will be careful to do good deeds all the time. These things are good and beneficial for everyone.”

Heb. 10:22-24 helps us to know we can spur others to do good. When we offer our self as volunteers in any social justice programs we can spur others on to do good. After all, our role as His children is to spread the good news.

Growing up in Tulsa, Oklahoma I saw some buildings in Sand Springs that were set aside for widows and orphans. I knew they were faith-based programs but did not understand their rich history. James 1:27 say we should look after orphans and widows.

James 2:17-18 tells us that faith without deeds are dead. Again we need to see that He who has called us, separated us away from the world, should be the light unto a dark nation. It is our glorious opportunity to do the work of the Lord when we involve ourselves with social justice. Also in James 2:1-9 tell us not to discriminate against the poor.

Col. 3:12-17 tells us that we will be clothed in compassion. I know personally when one really gets in tune with the inner being of Christ, we truly know compassion. We weep when we see others that live their lives separated from God, as we know all they need is to seek him and he will meet their needs. I have wept so much when I have seen or heard of social injustices. Compassion is a great and wonderful gift God has given us.

Questions & Answers

can someone help me with some logarithmic and exponential equations.
Jeffrey Reply
sure. what is your question?
okay, so you have 6 raised to the power of 2. what is that part of your answer
I don't understand what the A with approx sign and the boxed x mean
it think it's written 20/(X-6)^2 so it's 20 divided by X-6 squared
I'm not sure why it wrote it the other way
I got X =-6
ok. so take the square root of both sides, now you have plus or minus the square root of 20= x-6
oops. ignore that.
so you not have an equal sign anywhere in the original equation?
Commplementary angles
Idrissa Reply
im all ears I need to learn
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what is a good calculator for all algebra; would a Casio fx 260 work with all algebra equations? please name the cheapest, thanks.
Kevin Reply
a perfect square v²+2v+_
Dearan Reply
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Abdirahman Reply
algebra 2 Inequalities:If equation 2 = 0 it is an open set?
Kim Reply
or infinite solutions?
The answer is neither. The function, 2 = 0 cannot exist. Hence, the function is undefined.
Embra Reply
if |A| not equal to 0 and order of A is n prove that adj (adj A = |A|
Nancy Reply
rolling four fair dice and getting an even number an all four dice
ramon Reply
Kristine 2*2*2=8
Bridget Reply
Differences Between Laspeyres and Paasche Indices
Emedobi Reply
No. 7x -4y is simplified from 4x + (3y + 3x) -7y
Mary Reply
is it 3×y ?
Joan Reply
J, combine like terms 7x-4y
Bridget Reply
im not good at math so would this help me
Rachael Reply
I'm not good at math so would you help me
what is the problem that i will help you to self with?
how do you translate this in Algebraic Expressions
linda Reply
Need to simplify the expresin. 3/7 (x+y)-1/7 (x-1)=
Crystal Reply
. After 3 months on a diet, Lisa had lost 12% of her original weight. She lost 21 pounds. What was Lisa's original weight?
Chris Reply
what's the easiest and fastest way to the synthesize AgNP?
Damian Reply
types of nano material
abeetha Reply
I start with an easy one. carbon nanotubes woven into a long filament like a string
many many of nanotubes
what is the k.e before it land
what is the function of carbon nanotubes?
what is nanomaterials​ and their applications of sensors.
Ramkumar Reply
what is nano technology
Sravani Reply
what is system testing?
preparation of nanomaterial
Victor Reply
Yes, Nanotechnology has a very fast field of applications and their is always something new to do with it...
Himanshu Reply
good afternoon madam
what is system testing
what is the application of nanotechnology?
In this morden time nanotechnology used in many field . 1-Electronics-manufacturad IC ,RAM,MRAM,solar panel etc 2-Helth and Medical-Nanomedicine,Drug Dilivery for cancer treatment etc 3- Atomobile -MEMS, Coating on car etc. and may other field for details you can check at Google
anybody can imagine what will be happen after 100 years from now in nano tech world
after 100 year this will be not nanotechnology maybe this technology name will be change . maybe aftet 100 year . we work on electron lable practically about its properties and behaviour by the different instruments
name doesn't matter , whatever it will be change... I'm taking about effect on circumstances of the microscopic world
how hard could it be to apply nanotechnology against viral infections such HIV or Ebola?
silver nanoparticles could handle the job?
not now but maybe in future only AgNP maybe any other nanomaterials
can nanotechnology change the direction of the face of the world
Prasenjit Reply
At high concentrations (>0.01 M), the relation between absorptivity coefficient and absorbance is no longer linear. This is due to the electrostatic interactions between the quantum dots in close proximity. If the concentration of the solution is high, another effect that is seen is the scattering of light from the large number of quantum dots. This assumption only works at low concentrations of the analyte. Presence of stray light.
Ali Reply
the Beer law works very well for dilute solutions but fails for very high concentrations. why?
bamidele Reply
how did you get the value of 2000N.What calculations are needed to arrive at it
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