“This Will Be Your Opportunity”

This Will Be Your Opportunity

Our Creator encourages us to see and seize opportunities:

  • Joshua: “Choose this day whom you will serve” (Josh 24:15)
  • The Lord GOD: “Turn back from your evil ways, for why will you die?” (Ezek 33:11)
  • Paul: “Behold, now is the favorable time, now is the day of salvation” (1 Cor 6:1-2)
  • Jesus: “This will be your opportunity” (Luke 21:13)

Consider how those words apply to you this week. “This will be your opportunity”:

  • To bear witness (Luke 21:13)
  • To shine as a light in the darkness (1 Cor 10:11-13)
  • To endure in a way that honors God (Luke 21:17-19)
  • To build character (Rom 5:2-5)
  • To do good (Gal 6:9-10)
  • To love my enemy (Matt 5:43-45)
  • To fulfill the royal law (James 2:8)
  • To advance the gospel (Phil 1:12-14, 18-21)

It was Ann Landers who wrote, “Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognize them.” Opportunities are also usually disguised as self-sacrifice, and most people aren’t interested in that. Disciples of Christ are to be different. Let’s be different this week.

This sermon was delivered on June 5, 2016.

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About Jason Hardin

Jason lives in southern Indiana with his wife Shelly and their three daughters. He works with the Charlestown Road church of Christ. Jason has written three books and a variety of workbooks. He's a fan of photography, baseball, mountains, wildlife, BBQ, banana pudding, and coffee. You can contact him here or connect with him on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

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