Zephaniah 3:17 reminds us that God is musical and He rejoices and sings over you. - -
The LORD your God in the midst of you is mighty; he will save, he will rejoice over you with joy; he will quiet you with his love, he will rejoice over you with singing.
Sunday, March 13, 2016
Be Lowered to Worship at Jesus Feet
Today’s message at Open Door
Church was by our Associate Pastor Rodney Waldrop.He opened by reminding us that Jesus prayed for
us to experience the same fellowship with each other that He had with the
John said in I John 1:3That
which we have seen and heard, we proclaim also to you, so that you too may have
fellowship with us; and indeed our fellowship is with the Father and with his
Son Jesus Christ.
We are one body and are to
encourage one another to hold fast.It
is all about Keeping on and not quitting when the going gets tough.Keep close to Jesus.
God loves His children much
like a parent loves their children . . . not desiring evil for them but only
good.God is our source of Life and God
is bigger than our problems.
Mark 2:1-4Jesus had returned to Capernaum, and many people had crowded to get
into the house where he was staying.Inside there was no room to move. Four friends tried to carry their
paralyzed friend in through the door, but it was blocked with many people.
Most would have given up and
hoped for another time, but these friends persisted and decided to find another
way to reach Jesus.
If in life something is not
working, perhaps it is time to seek God for a new direction.
Religion – Good works –
Tradition have been tried by many.
How is that working out for
you?Are you getting through to the
What to do?Ask God for help and he will direct your
Maybe you need to climb up on
the roof top.Not literally, but find a
church where the Holy Spirit is moving and the fire is burning - - and come and
be lowered at the feet of Jesus.
a good position to be in.Humbly
worshiping at His feet – like the four friends did for the paralyzed man.They opened up the roof and lowered their
friend to worship at Jesus’ feet.
Jesus knew what was going
on.He saw the poor man’s real problem,
so He said, “Son your sins are forgiven.”
Sitting there in the house
were some scribes who immediately found fault with Jesus' words.Jesus knew their thoughts.
Do you not realize that Jesus
knows your secret thoughts when you doubt and argue about His will for your
The next words Jesus spoke
were powerful as he proclaimed, “Rise up and be healed.”
Remember the man was paralyzed.His thoughts were “I am a sinner, but I need
Jesus took care of his
Salvation first and then healed his body.
With God, relationship is
important.Nothing else really
matters.It is our responsibility to
come to Jesus.
Today is the day for your
miracle.Let us come to the feet of
Jesus and receive.
Each of us have different
situations, but Jesus understand and knows it all.He is ready to deliver you regardless of your
In simple faith - - come.
We have a Hope and Glory
reserved for us and it all begins at the feet of Jesus.