A New Respect for Power

One the issues we have had recently at our home is the gross algae growing on our deck and on the outside stairs leading to the basement.  This past weekend I endeavored to pressure wash the stairs with a pressure washer that I had borrowed pressure washer in my bare feet.  While clearing the stairs I accidently also ran the spray across my left foot which cut the top layer of the skin off my foot.  Believe me, I now have new respect for the power of pressure washers. Respect for power is an important and in many ways.  Here is how respecting God’s power helps us. First, respecting Jesus’s power helps us to be his devoted followers.  Jesus said his disciples, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.  Go therefore and make disciples of all nations …” (Matthew 28:18–19).  Jesus Power gives us courage to go out into the world and make followers of Jesus from other religions.  It is Jesus’ power that gives us the boldness and confidence in our witness. Secondly, … [Read more...]