[Post Conference Devo] 1 Corinthians 15:58

1 Corinthians 15:58

Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not in vain.

“All the faithful labor of God’s servants which time seems to bury in the dust of failure, will be raised up, will be found to be there, transfigured, in the new Kingdom. Every faithful act of service, every honest labor to make the world a better place, which seemed to have been forever lost and forgotten in the rubble of history, will be seen on that day to have contributed to the perfect fellowship of God’s Kingdom. As Christ, who committed Himself to God and was faithful even when all ended in utter failure and rejection, was by God raised up so that all that He had done was found to be not lost but alive and powerful, so all who have committed their work in faithfulness to God will be by Him raised up to share in the new age, and will find that their labor was not lost, but that it has found its place in the completed Kingdom.”

(from Signs Amid the Rubble, Lesslie Newbigin)

-Brett Barnes (Director, CO St. Louis)

 

Pray for CO Central Illinois:

  • Focus on solidifying the sophomores who came to Christ last year and build our young ministries on these new believers

  • 75 students on summer projects next year

  • Staff team would find strength and perseverance in God Himself as we have been pioneering over the past several years

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