I have a list of things to do today. One of them is to work on an application for being a sub-teacher at the elementary school. I then can make a choice for staying home or going to school. A sub-teacher can do that, and I would get to know people faster. I would love that. Today I will also be taking a walk in the park today with a friend of a neighbor. Selah helped me get to know this person. She walked out to meet me and to pet Selah. This lady, Ursula, is helping an 80 year old woman. (I will probably meet her today also).
So we have looked at houses to buy here in Franklin. We’ve looked at quite a few and settled on one. Well…the seller has accepted our offer. We are excited about the possibilities. It is definitely a fixer-upper. You all may think us crazy.
(17)Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new. (18)Now all things are of God, who has reconciled us to Himself through Jesus Christ, and has given us the ministry of reconciliation, (19)that is, that God was in Christ reconciling the world to Himself, not imputing their trespasses to them, and has committed to us the word of reconciliation. (20)Now then, we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God were pleading through us: we implore you on Christ’s behalf, be reconciled to God. (21) For he made Him, who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.
…And I have talked with some people who desperately need the Lord. I hear it in their conversation -that they are walking in darkness. I pray that perhaps, carefully, my words will be a seed in their life to point them to a relationship with Jesus, and I pray for opportunities to share my faith to be an ambassador for Christ…that “old things will become new”.
For God’s Glory! (Nate…he is at school helping some rough students) and Mary Beth