Let go and let Jesus lead!

Wake up. To be numb inside is to miss out on Christ’s internal life. Embrace the lifestyle of binge-watching the risen Jesus and internally streaming the author and finisher of the faith.

Quick Christianity served up as a tidy Sunday service and then shelved for a week abandons the power of abiding in the vine and being led by the Spirit. Being led by a pastor or a program is nothing like being led by the Spirit.

Quick Christianity can be completed in only one hour per week. True discipleship is 24/7/365.

You can’t follow Jesus if you won’t let Him lead! To be a Christ-follower is to be daily led by the risen Jesus. Let go and let Jesus lead!

A dead Jesus can’t direct a church service but must depend on someone else to run things. The risen Jesus can. Dare we let Him?

To corral and confine Christianity to programmed church services is to cut it out of daily life. Let’s open the corral and let God’s Spirit run free!

An external church service is a poor substitute for Christ’s internal life. Keep your focus on being led by “Christ in you.” (When you find yourself wanting a church service to end, it reveals that you don’t really want to be there.)

A church service has a timed beginning and ending, but a relationship with Jesus should never stop, not even for a moment. Jesus is present when Christians gather but He is rarely surrendered to as the direct leader of the meeting.

If you know more about the Bible than you’re using in daily life, you don’t need more information. You need more application!

Christians are called
To be daily led
By the Spirit,
Not to just sit
Through a sermon
And simply hear it.

Christianity's not a service
That you sit through.
It's "Christ in you,"
Daily directing
What you say and do.
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About Steve Simms

I like to look and think outside the box. In college I encountered Jesus Christ and I have been passionate about trying to get to know Him better ever since. My wife and I long to see the power and passion of the first Christ-followers come to life in our time. I have written a book about our experiences in non-traditional church, called, "Beyond Church: An Invitation To Experience The Lost Word Of The Bible--Ekklesia." If you need encouragement, search for: Elephants Encouraging The Room and/or check out my Amazon author page. Thank you!
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