Apr 2017

  • Apr 30 2017

    Love People!

    Pastor Richard Welsh
    *Love people!*
    *(developing a heart like Jesus for those around us)*

    1 - See people how Jesus sees people
    1. 像耶穌一樣看人

    Luke 15:3-7 NLT
    [3] So Jesus told them this story: [4] "If a man has a hundred sheep and one of them gets lost, what will he do? Won't he leave the ninety-nine others in the wilderness and go to search for the one that is lost until he finds it? [5] And when he has found it, he will joyfully carry it home on his shoulders. [6] When he arrives, he will call together his friends and neighbors, saying, 'Rejoice with me because I have found my lost sheep.' [7] In the same way, there is more joy in heaven over one lost sinner who repents and returns to God than over ninety-nine others who are righteous and haven't strayed away!

    路 加 福 音 15:3-7Chinese Union Version (Traditional) (CUV)
    3 耶 穌 就 用 比 喻 說 :
    4 你 們 中 間 誰 有 一 百 隻 羊 失 去 一 隻 , 不 把 這 九 十 九 隻 撇 在 曠 野 、 去 找 那 失 去 的 羊 , 直 到 找 著 呢 ?
    5 找 著 了 , 就 歡 歡 喜 喜 的 扛 在 肩 上 , 回 到 家 裡 ,
    6 就 請 朋 友 鄰 舍 來 , 對 他 們 說 : 我 失 去 的 羊 已 經 找 著 了 , 你 們 和 我 一 同 歡 喜 罷 !
    7 我 告 訴 你 們 , 一 個 罪 人 悔 改 , 在 天 上 也 要 這 樣 為 他 歡 喜 , 較 比 為 九 十 九 個 不 用 悔 改 的 義 人 歡 喜 更 大 。

    2 - Include them (invite them to your party!)
    2. 包括他們(邀請他們到你的派對)

    Matthew 9:9-10 NLT
    [9] As Jesus was walking along, he saw a man named Matthew sitting at his tax collector's booth. "Follow me and be my disciple," Jesus said to him. So Matthew got up and followed him. [10] Later, Matthew invited Jesus and his disciples to his home as dinner guests, along with many tax collectors and other disreputable sinners.

    馬 太 福 音 9:9-10Chinese Union Version (Traditional) (CUV)
    9 耶 穌 從 那 裡 往 前 走 , 看 見 一 個 人 名 叫 馬 太 , 坐 在 稅 關 上 , 就 對 他 說 : 你 跟 從 我 來 。 他 就 起 來 跟 從 了 耶 穌 。
    10 耶 穌 在 屋 裡 坐 席 的 時 候 , 有 好 些 稅 吏 和 罪 人 來 , 與 耶 穌 和 他 的 門 徒 一 同 坐 席 。

    3 - Make the most of every opportunity
    3. 善用所有的機會

    Colossians 4:5 NLT
    [5] Live wisely among those who are not believers, and make the most of every opportunity.
    歌羅西書 4:5 (CSB Traditional)
    你們要把握機會 b,對外面的人靠智慧行事。
  • *“But upon your Word …. I will let down the nets"*


    (Luke 5:4-6) When he had finished speaking, he said to Simon, “Put out into deep water, and let down the nets for a catch.” (5) Simon answered, “Master, we’ve worked hard all night and haven’t caught anything. But because you say so, I will let down the nets.” (6) When they had done so, they caught such a large number of fish that their nets began to break.

    路加福音 5:4-6Chinese Union Version Modern Punctuation (Traditional) (CUVMPT)

    4 講完了,對西門說:「把船開到水深之處,下網打魚。」 5 西門說:「夫子,我們整夜勞力,並沒有打著什麼,但依從你的話,我就下網。」6 他們下了網,就圈住許多魚,網險些裂開,

    1. All Bible is God-Breathed

    (2 Timothy 3:16) All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness

    提 摩 太 後 書 3:16-17Chinese Union Version (Traditional) (CUV)
    16 聖 經 都 是 神 所 默 示 的 ( 或 作 : 凡 神 所 默 示 的 聖 經 ) , 於 教 訓 、 督 責 、 使 人 歸 正 、 教 導 人 學 義 都 是 有 益 的

    2. Some parts come alive to us, specifically, here, now

    (Luke 1:34-38) “How will this be,” Mary asked the angel, “since I am a virgin?” (35) The angel answered, “The Holy Spirit will come on you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. So the holy one to be born will be called the Son of God. (36) Even Elizabeth your relative is going to have a child in her old age, and she who was said to be unable to conceive is in her sixth month. (37) For no word from God will ever fail.” (38) “I am the Lord’s servant,” Mary answered. “May your word to me be fulfilled.” Then the angel left her.

    路加福音‬ ‭1:34-38‬ ‭CUNP
    “馬利亞 對天使說:「我沒有出嫁,怎麼有這事呢?」 天使回答說:「聖靈要臨到你身上,至高者的能力要蔭庇你,因此所要生的聖者必稱為神的兒子 。 況且你的親戚 伊利莎白 ,在年老的時候也懷了男胎,就是那素來稱為不生育的,現在有孕六個月了。 因為,出於神的話,沒有一句不帶能力的。」 馬利亞 說:「我是主的使女,情願照你的話成就在我身上。」天使就離開她去了。”

    (Luke 2:19) But Mary treasured up all these things and pondered them in her heart.
    ‭‭路加福音‬ ‭2:19‬ ‭CUNP
    “馬利亞 卻把這一切的事存在心裏,反覆思想。”

    3. When you hear the Word of God, add faith


    (Romans 10:17) Consequently, faith comes from hearing the message, and the message is heard through the word about Christ.
    羅馬書‬ ‭10:17‬ ‭CUNP

    4. Obedience to the ‘now’ Word is the place of power


    (Luke 5:8-11) When Simon Peter saw this, he fell at Jesus’ knees and said, “Go away from me, Lord; I am a sinful man!” (9) For he and all his companions were astonished at the catch of fish they had taken, (10) and so were James and John, the sons of Zebedee, Simon’s partners. Then Jesus said to Simon, “Don’t be afraid; from now on you will fish for people.” (11) So they pulled their boats up on shore, left everything and followed him.
    路加福音‬ ‭5:8-11‬
    “西門‧彼得 看見,就俯伏在耶穌膝前,說:「主啊,離開我,我是個罪人!」 他和一切同在的人都驚訝這一網所打的魚。 他的夥伴 西庇太 的兒子 雅各 、 約翰 ,也是這樣。耶穌對 西門 說:「不要怕!從今以後,你要得人了。」 他們把兩隻船攏了岸,就撇下所有的,跟從了耶穌。”
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