[LOOK TO JESUS – DAY 03 – FAITH] “Looking to Jesus” by Apostle Russell Toohey
Welcome to Day Three of the LOOK TO JESUS 21-Day Devotional.
Our New Zion Apostolic team is taking 21-Days to each do a 3 – 4 minute devotional aiming to
- Unify our network of people;
- Encourage the body of Christ at large;
- Build momentum during the South African lockdown period (between the 26th of March and 16th of April) when we are prevented from fellowshipping as normal.
“…looking to Jesus, the founder and perfector of our faith…” Hebrews 12:2a (ESV)
Remember to go to https://linktr.ee/newzion.church to find the latest links (broadcasts, devotionals, podcasts, ways to give, etc.)
‘So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love.’ 1 Corinthians 13:13 (ESV)
WHY LOOKING TO JESUS?
We believe that the ultimate inspiration, guidance and wisdom for life that any human being can get is from Jesus Christ the God man…
And, so we will be pointing to Jesus day after day, week after week, because a daily dose of Jesus is the best medicine for any sickness, including COVID-19 and cabin sickness during lockdown. That’s why the story of Jesus is called the Gospel. It’s the best pill, the best vaccine, the best antibiotic, the best cure-all.
WHY FAITH, HOPE AND LOVE?
When the greatest Apostle, namely saint Paul, says only three things abide, then that’s what we want to go after. And those things are what is going to get our planet through one of the greatest crisis of our time.
How will we do it?
- We’ll talk about faith for the first week;
- About hope for the second week
- And about love for the third week.
Listener … hold onto this, faith, hope and love are going to get me through these 21 days and the rest of my life so long as I keep looking to Jesus.
According to an expert I watched, whereas 25 people per month are dying from coronavirus, 38000 are dying from flu 90 000 from car accidents, and 1million from heart disease. And a root of heart disease is FEAR AND ANXIETY – which is the opposite of faith.
No wonder Christian faith’s answers to the world’s issues starts with faith – to be saved from hell we must believe and then we must live by faith.
Remember Donkey in Shrek One singing ‘Believer’?
‘Then I saw her face, now I’m a believer. Not a trace of doubt in my mind… I’m in love, and I’m a believer I couldn’t leave her if I tried.”
The song is about someone cynical about love until they meet someone special.
Over these next 21 days SEE HIS FACE AND BECOME A BELIEVER. Look at Jesus and watch your life and perspective change.
April 30, 2020