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Apr 17, 2017

A daily devotional through the recorded words Jesus spoke while He walked alongside us. Our website

  1. Thanks for joining me today for "A Little Walk with God." I'm your host Richard Agee.
  2. Here is a question for you to consider for a few moments: How is crew like our Christian mission?
  3. Scripture
    1. John 17:16-23
    2. Jesus: Like Me, they are not products of the corrupt world order. Immerse them in the truth, the truth Your voice speaks. In the same way You sent Me into this world, I am sending them. It is entirely for their benefit that I have set Myself apart so that they may be set apart by truth. I am not asking solely for their benefit; this prayer is also for all the believers who will follow them and hear them speak. Father, may they all be one as You are in Me and I am in You; may they be in Us, for by this unity the world will believe that You sent Me.

All the glory You have given to Me, I pass on to them. May that glory unify them and make them one as We are one, I in them and You in Me, that they may be refined so that all will know that You sent Me, and You love them in the same way You love Me.

  1. Devotional
    1. I have to admit, there are not many Olympic sports that I like to watch. I enjoy the finals of several of them when the final competitors face each other to determine who is the best in some category. Those are usually exciting.
      1. Most competitions through the preliminaries are relatively boring to me
      2. I’m not much of a sportsman
    2. But I like to watch crew
      1. Team sport in which rowers compete
      2. Consist of 1, 2, 4, 8 person teams plus or minus a coxswain
      3. Men’s and women’s competition at collegiate, olympic, and international levels
      4. A lot of factors in winning but one of the most important is unity of the team in their strokes
      5. Coxswain or one of the rowers sounding as coxswain keeps rhythm so every oar goes into and out of water simultaneously
      6. Unity in every stroke breeds success, by their unity in rowing you can almost pick the winner
    3. Jesus wants His followers to have that kind of unity when it comes to fulfilling His purpose
      1. Doesn’t mean we’re all alike
      2. Doesn’t even mean we agree on everything
      3. Means we all work toward a common purpose - His
      4. To go and make disciples; to share His message; to help others know He came to forgive sins and bring eternal life to all who believe in Him
      5. Even prayed for our unity, that we would be one in Him and in the Father just as He is, one purpose, one direction, one most important thing - God
    4. How do we have such unity?
      1. Let Him consume you with His love
      2. Love Him back for what He has done for you
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