“Yahweh will give strength to his people, Yahweh will bless His people with peace” Psalm 29:11
This morning I want to remind you that you are safe and secure in God’s presence. As human beings we always forget this fact but today remember that you are the most special thing God created. Totally independent of your feelings you are on your way to heaven, nothing can prevent you from reaching that destination. In heaven we will see God face to face, this then tells us that we need to do the will of God here on earth. The will of God is to love all He created, look at one’s eye as if you were looking to God Himself.
We need to be thankful to God for all the great things He has done. Remember, through faith in Christ we are placed in right-standing with God. By faith we are covered with His robe of righteousness. In other words, because we are trusting in Jesus Christ’s righteousness to cover us, God views us as right instead of wrong. His righteousness becomes a shield that protects us from satan/devil. We therefore, need to forget about what we want or like but do the will of Him who sent us to preach and live the gospel. As we know through the sacrament of baptism we were made priests, kings and prophets, Jesus gives us an assurance that he will always be with us, “And look, I am with you always, yes to the end of time” Matthew 28:20b
May the Holy Spirit we renewed our commitment to in a special way yesterday be always with us. Guide our thought and feel our hearts with the love God have for us. In all the difficulties you encounter in life just know that God is there and He will never forsake you. In Him you are more than a winner. Just remember that u are the chosen one of God, remember Jesus’ words towards the end of His ministry, “You did not call choose me, but i chose you and I commissioned you to go out to bear fruit, fruit that will last….” Jn 15:16b. By so being faithful to your calling Yahweh will bless you and give you peace, Psalm 29:11.
By Fr Thembela