New Year 2011 Message : It 's All About Jesus Essay
Theme: It 's all about Jesus
Our fellowship has had a wonderful 2010. We have seen the hand of God move among us. I am so grateful to God because His Spirit has done a marvelous work in us this past year. It is wonderful to see all of us come together as a family, with one mind as the beautiful bride of our Lord Jesus Christ. Then God was pleased to use us in reaching many who have not heard the Gospel with the good news of Jesus. We have all had one of the best Christmases of our lives.
I believe the Lord is preparing us for something great in 2011.
From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded; and from the one who has been entrusted with much, much more will be asked. - Luke 12:48
Why is it about Jesus?
For by him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things were created by him and for him. - Colossians 1:16
We see in this verse that everything was about Jesus. All things were created for Him. This is a difficult concept for us to grasp as we are so busy believing that everything is about us.
If everything is about Jesus, then what about us?
We live in a culture that celebrates “It’s all about me”. Everything is permissible when we take care of number one in our lives. That is why the society is so self-centered; there are so many conflicts at work, in church and between family members. That is why the divorce rate…