Is there anyone here who, planning to build a new house, doesn’t first sit down and figure the cost so you’ll know if you can complete it? Luke 14:28 MSG
I hope you have been blessed as we have gathered at the well over the past 40 days to explore how Jesus provides the “Treasures of a Transformed “Life.”
This series began with Jesus’s conversation with a woman at a well about the life-giving waters that washes away sin and quenches thirsty souls. We’ve talked about drawing those waters through our prayers, our presence, our gifts and our service. This Sunday we are going to conclude the series with a message on bringing it all together by focusing on the “C” word. Commitment is a challenging (and even sometimes scary), word indeed, and yet when we fully commit our lives to Jesus, we experience those same living waters which quench our thirsty souls. First, we must count the cost.
As we prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving Day next week, I am counting my blessings as the pastor of 3 Oaks. My friends it is a great day to be part of a local church and I am more excited than ever for our family of faith to share the abundant Life (that’s a capital “L”), that Jesus offers. The apostle Paul reminds us that God offers us “immeasurably more than we can ask or imagine” when we commit our lives to Him. That’s More than you have ever been thirsty for. More than we could ever hope for. More life, more joy, more peace….more! So, this Sunday you will be invited to come and fill your buckets to overflowing!
Come and see,
“Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us,” Ephesians 3:20 NIV