"Where then is thy glorying? It is excluded. By what law? Of deeds doing? Nay, but by the law of faith. For we deem a man to be justified by faith, without works of the law." - Romans 3:27-28 (Wycliffe NT)


"Anytime the Christian makes sense in a Bible study or sermon, you can almost bet your life you're not hearing Christianity."
Pastor Tom Baker



Are you searching for God's direction in your life? Are you looking to use your talent that He's given you? What is God's will for your life? Should you move? Should you take that job? What does He want? Where is He leading you? You may wonder some or all of these things. I have done so as well. Here's what I've learned. He doesn't care! What?!?! Here's what I mean. Your purpose in life is simple: preach the Gospel. You don't need 40 days to figure out your purpose. No matter what you are or where you go, tell people of Christ's complete work done on the Cross for them. Tell them of His Resurrection that now gives them life. If you want to take a new job, take it! If you want to live in a different city, go for it! If you have a talent, use it! That doesn't mean you have to use it only in church. Do what you want to do with the resources you have. Just take the saving message of the Gospel with you and proclaim it. Don't get caught up in how "God's blessed me with a great talent, I should use it for Him" or "God's called me to preach." God has commissioned all of us for preaching. If you are good at speaking, you may want to be a preacher. If you are good at greeting people, go greet people. If you are a good business man, start a business and become successful. Just proclaim the Gospel while you do it.
I am a professional drummer and maybe I'm pretty good at it. But I don't sit around and worry that I need to use my "God-given talent" for Him. As if He needs anything from me! My profession is secular and at my job, I proclaim the Gospel. It's a matter of changing your view from "God has given me a talent and I must use it" to "I have a talent that I enjoy doing and I will preach the Gospel wherever I do it." If God was in the business of giving out special talents for us then why didn't He make me better than Buddy Rich?!?!
God doesn't need to give us specific things in specific time frames to guide us here or there. We are here. We are where we are. We are where we are going. We are working where we're working. Go and do those things while proclaiming the Truth that has been given you. You will be doing God's will!! You can rest in that. Amen.

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