Friday, January 13, 2012

Prayer Not An Excuse For Laziness

It is a good reminder to many of us Christians. Prayers are powerful but we cannot hide behind prayers and be passive. Pastor Perry Noble of New Spring Church, South Carolina wrote in an article. He encourages Christians to fully participate with God in what we are doing and God will do amazing things for us. He gave an example like praying the pounds away without exercising.

Erik Thoennes, professor of biblical and theological studies at Biola University saidA properly understood biblical understanding of faith in a sovereign God never leads to passivity but active engagement with our world,” he asserted. “God's plan is worked out in and through real life and our actions.”
Throughout the history of the church, Christians had often been major contributors and leaders of great movement, for instance, William Wilberforce with the abolition of slavery, Dietrich Bonhoffer opposing Nazism, and Martin Luther King with the Civil Rights Movement . "

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