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Listening is a Ministry

“…let the wise listen and add to their learning, and let the discerning get guidance—” – Proverbs 1:5 Today, as we conclude our exploration of God’s solutions, I want to reemphasize the value, power, and strength of listening. Imagine you’re driving on a highway behind two cars next to one another; one is an old Honda from the 80s with about 150 horsepower, but it has a big, loud-sounding muffler. Next to it is a Tesla Model S Plaid with a thousand horsepower; it’s almost as loud as a golf cart. The question is, which one has the power? Guess what? It’s the quiet one. Furthermore, from a people perspective, picture yourself in a room with people who are loud and shouting, but you notice one lady or one gentleman sitting in a chair, confidently listening. I’ll tell you who has the power, it’s the quiet ones. The strength is

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Jesus Has Pity

“While Jesus was having dinner at Matthew’s house, many tax collectors and sinners came and ate with him and his disciples.” – Matthew 9:10 For so many believers and even myself at times, it’s important to remember that our walk isn’t just about being holy, but it’s about following God’s calling to reach out and help people who are struggling. Jesus shows us that we can serve people who may not have similar thinking, beliefs, or even know God. Jesus taught and demonstrated to his disciples how to have pity and compassion for another’s misfortune or suffering. Jesus’ ability to extend this grace was a true representation of the Kingdom of God. As Jesus is talking with His disciples, He says “Beware of the yeast of the Pharisees.” This text is found in Luke Chapter 12. In today’s mindset, the Pharisees had a bad reputation based on their opposition to

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