Amos was treated kindly and was taught how to take care of himself. “It does a man no good to be free until he learns how to live...” When Amos Fortune lived in the Copeland household, he was instructed how to become a godly man. Not only were the Copelands extremely kind to Amos, but they were also Quakers. Weekly they went to church and taught their servant, Amos, to love God. Amos also learned how to read the Bible.
Leadership Evangelistic Evaluation 1. Are you leading with “Confidence in God’s Call”? In interviewing my worship pastor/leader, he notes that the barometer for him, as with many other leaders and as laypersons, is peace in spirit. In his position as worship pastor, music is a required gift. He knows that God’s call for him, before he was even born, was to lead in worship.
194). The Holy Spirit is the one thing and person that makes the difference in the Christian life. He is the one who comes in our hearts and gives us identity and purpose. We communicate this to students through a changed lifestyle, showing that Jesus can and will give you true identity and security. Conclusion In conclusion, I truly love this book, Timeless Youth Ministry.
We see Him working through others in their ministry whether it be like the Billy Graham ministry, the different teachers through Liberty University Online teaching about the Bible. Another example of Gods involvement with mankind is the Holy Spirit. When Jesus left earth and ascended to Heaven, He sent the Holy Spirit to strengthen us and work in our lives to help to go out and bring others to Him. That is what I want to do. I want to show and tell others what He has done for me and what He can do for them.
Terika Zimmerman Essay 3 The story “Salvation,” by Langston Hughes discusses how young children were peer-pressured into being saved and giving their lives to Jesus. A thirteen year old boy named Langston Hughes was saved from sin, but was not really saved. The author states how his aunt's church was having a big revival with singing, praising,and shouting. Langston Hughes explained how the preacher wanted all the young children to come into the fold, so they can be saved and give themselves to Jesus. The writer explains how he wanted to see, speak, and feel Jesus come to him, but he never got that feeling from Jesus.
Her father, originally a Baptist, was strongly influenced by events in the Universalist church that he was converted and raised his family as such. The teachings Clara learned through this family church was that “God encourages all men and women to accept him and charged them to grasp the opportunity to earn salvation-an opportunity open to all”. The Universalist church encouraged being aware of the social happenings around them; to support the education of all youth as well as the idea of charity in the community. While the social teachings of the church were imbued in her, she was never able to fully grasp hold of the actual religion. Clara immersed herself in church work to “keep busy” and help the community around her but never had “deep religious feelings” towards Universalism.
(Jeremiah 29:11-For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.) The worldview on how I think about, treat, and speak to others on a daily basis is quite frank. I was raised to treat other with kindness and respect. As my parents raised me I find myself caring for others more than myself, especially if they are less fortunate than I am. In the bible there are many scriptures that teaches the reader about loving your brother and/or sister even if they refuse to treat you in a respectable manner as you do to
bo too Mr. Dobs History 132 --14 Martin Luther King’s Accomplishments ‘’Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.’’ (source) Martin Luther King had a way with words and knew how to change people’s thoughts about segregation. This quote showed us how he was a brave man and he knew that someone was going to confront him about his life changing speeches. However he still perceived his goal about what he did best without it affecting how he presented them. He was also a man of god that grew up being around the life of ministry. The reason for this was that his dad was a pastor and later got Martin Luther King to be his assistant pastor at his fathers church.
I believe this to be relevant in every single person’s life. Similarly, my pastor taught me indirectly about the bible which influenced my religious beliefs. At a young age, I struggled with the confusion of what to believe in and was caught up in mischief. As a result, many adults tried to intervene about my ill behavior, but none of them actually took the time to truly help me change my ways. Luckily, my pastor just happened to have an enormous amount of determination and decided to never give up on me.