When believers are serving the least, the last and the lost, we can easily forget the final goal. In general, no one objects when a Christian cares for him physically and emotionally, but at times he objects when a believer tries to minister to him spiritually. Christians are called to care about all suffering, but we must never forget the particular emphasis we have regarding eternal suffering. As Christians feed the hungry, heal the sick, and hold the hurting friend, we must always keep in mind that the ultimate goal is the salvation of sinners to the glory of God.
Read this week’s memory verse, 1 Peter 4:11. You’ll be working on memorizing this verse throughout the week. Today, simply read it and rest.
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