<img src="https://lewis3sunz.files.wordpress.com/2014/11/img_0239.jpg" alt="IMG_0239.JPG" class="alignnone When He saw the crowds, He went up on the mountain, and after He sat down, His disciples came to Him. Then He began to teach them' (Matthew 5:1-2 HCSB)
When I was a 'youth' our youth choir performed a musical called "LightShine". It was based on the be-attitudes … how to 'be', from Jesus' Sermon on the Mount. It was important to my life. We were a traveling road show for a while.
Stayed in people's homes.
Ate at tables of strangers.
Learned that deep down, having Jesus in common was all we ever would need to serve Him in a huge way. Small crowds came to listen to Christ's teaching through a bunch of rag-tag, highly diverse, multi-backgrounded, we-just-love-Jesus youth. And, although the fact that we loved Jesus may have been the only thing some of us had in common, it was enough. Jesus used us for His message-delivery-tool.
This is the only of Jesus' sermons that was recorded in its entirety. He teaches how to live in Him without fear and without compromise, because He knew-wherever you are today, whatever you will be doing, you will be brushing up next to ones who are desperate for the Christ you have grown to deeply love. No matter how your background compares to theirs, reach out to them. Beyond words, they are begging to know your Jesus.
Follow me on Twitter @lewis3sunz