“Love means to put your needs above mine,” James said.
James went on to tell the man his needs, “I need you to like me, to respect me and to respect my ministry.”
“If I speak the truth in love, I am risking those things. I am risking rejection. I am risking persecution. I am risking my reputation and ministry.” ~James MacDonald
We entered the land you sent us to explore, and it is indeed a bountiful country—a land flowing with milk and honey. Numbers 13:27 But the people living there are powerful, and their towns are large and fortified. We even saw giants there. Numbers 13:28“Let’s go at once to take the land,” he said. “We can certainly conquer it!” Numbers 13:30Do not rebel against the LORD, and don’t be afraid of the people of the land. They are only helpless prey to us! They have no protection, but the LORD is with us! Don’t be afraid of them!” Numbers 14:9
To whom can I speak and give warning? Who will listen to me? Their ears are closed so they cannot hear. The word of the LORD is offensive to them; they find no pleasure in it. Jeremiah 6:10
‘Well done, my good and faithful servant. Matthew 25:21
Live a poured out life for the Master,