Pastor Tim Romero
2 minutes reading time (424 words)
2 Chronicles 29:11
2 Chronicles 29:11 (ESV): 11 My sons, do not now be negligent, for the Lord has chosen you to stand in his presence, to minister to him and to be his ministers and make offerings to him."
When the people of God become negligent the house of God becomes dormant. That is always how it has been and will continue to be. If your church is missing fire perhaps your part of the problem! Get back to the true heart of worship when it's all about Jesus.
When Hezekiah took over reign in Judah the Temple of God was shut down. The people had been led astray by the past three kings and the result was the house of God was dormant. Not only this but Ahaz had allowed the Holy place to be desecrated but now Hezekiah is restoring the worship of Jehovah God in Judah. He commands the Levites to get the house of the Lord cleaned up. The time for negligence is over, the Levites who were the servants in the Temple must get back to serving the Lord and fulfilling their calling!
What an incredible parallel to believers today. There has been terrible neglect of God's house and His mission in the modern church. Less than 50% of church members serve in their church, less than 5% tithe but even more staggering is that less than 5% actually share the Gospel with others. We have been sent by Jesus to serve the body of Christ, to give generously to the Lord and to offer salvation to the lost. The church is missing the mark. Many Pastors have led their people astray by abandoning the Word of God and teaching morals and principles to becoming a better you. A new day is dawning, God is shaking up His body, it's time to get to work church. Don't neglect your calling, serve the body of Christ, give to the Lord liberally and tell lost people about Jesus. That is what you are here for so get in the game and let's make the name of Jesus known to all.
Father, we thank You for reviving our hearts. We get off track at times and forget what a privilege it is to get to serve Your body, give to You generously and tell others about You frequently. Restore vision in our hearts today and a passion to be about Your business. Fan the flame of our hearts Lord, may we burn brightly for Your glory and honor we pray in Jesus name, amen.