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Thought for the Day by Ben Martin (Curate)
A few years ago, my beloved home island, Guernsey, purchased some brand spanking new buses. They were painted in Guernsey green and looked perfect on a holiday postcard (if you like taking pictures of buses).
But there was a problem.
There was a law that all vehicles had to be no wider than 2.31m (it’s 2.9m in the UK)… but when the States of Guernsey spent over a million pounds on their new fleet of buses they discovered they were 2.49cm… AHHH the buses are illegal.
So what do you do… in that situation there is only really one choice… change the law! And that is what they did.
But why do I bring up this story (which by the way shouldn’t stop you from going to Guernsey and appreciating their roomy buses).
Listen to the words of Paul in 1 Timothy 4:16
‘Watch your life and doctrine closely. Persevere in them, because if you do, you will save yourself and your hearers’
When Christians fall away from faith it is very rarely because they simply stop trusting Jesus or they can no longer believe in the resurrection. Normally, it is because they allow their hearts to run after over things. A behaviour or action that was once unthinkable becomes normal. And faced with that situation what happens… they change the legal limit of vehicles on the road… they change their belief to suit their behaviour.
So today watch your life closely, today determine to decide to follow Christ in every decision big and small. And if we say that today then today we will keep our life and doctrine (belief), which will save us and be a witness to others.
Then do the same thing tomorrow!
Kevin and Jen Cable
Kevin and Jen Cable are one of the recipients of the Harvest Appeal. An edited version of their video was shown during the evening service last Sunday. If you missed it or would like to see an unedited version please find it below.
The other recipients of the Harvest Appeal are Festive who will be featured in this Sunday services.
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