Lazaroo – Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Aug 03, 2010 I Lazaroo.


Pray the words of this Lazaroo aloud, with determined dedication:

“He answered, ‘I am a Hebrew and I worship the LORD, the God of heaven, who made the sea and the land.’”
(Jonah 1:9)

Not bad for a guy running from You, Jesus.

Even while You were punishing him –
or was it because You were punishing him! –
Jonah gave a clear, unapologetic description of You.

Running or not – will I do as well, the next time somebody asks me what I do?

Will I be deeply honored to tell them:

“I follow Jesus, the God who created everything.”?

After all, that’s the essence of who I am and what I do

…isn’t it?

How much better than to tell them what I do to earn money!

Beautifully bold.

Could I say those words – or something like them –

with gentleness and respect, as You’ve commanded me to do?

But more importantly…

am I living the life that backs them up?

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Isaiah 43:10-13; Jonah 1:8; John 1:1-3; Acts 1:8; Acts 5:20; Romans 1:16; Romans 1:20; Colossians 1:13-20; 2 Timothy 1:11-12; Hebrews 2:11; 1 Peter 3:15-17

What is Lazaroo?

Take Me Deeper

Scripture taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. NIV®. Copyright© 1973, 1978, 1984 by International Bible Society. Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved.

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