which was the “curtain raiser” to His earthly ministry. It
began His mission of gathering all people into the one
family of God and leading them back to His Father. Jesus
people, freeing them from the darkness of sin and
directing them to lives worthy of their calling. We too
have been chosen to continue this saving work which
we live in.
grace-filled day was but the start of our conversion. However, it takes a lifetime
Christian to live in is Jesus Christ and we should settle for nothing less. If we are
to enter into this new and exciting experience as members of God’s family, we
must have a clear idea of what kind of family we are meant to be. To follow the
way traced out by Christ, who is our brother, demands a loving personal response
good to others.
and influenced our behavior. The old saying: “we are what we do”
take a good look at how seriously we have actually lived lives worthy of our
the most unlikely places. God’s Spirit will be at work and incredibly active
depth of our person when we open our hearts to His all abiding love.
make the world a better place by our presence. The example we display
everyday activities paves the way for Christ in others. As the baptism ceremony
states: “we are to walk always as children of the light, keeping the flame of faith
outstanding service… it costs nothing less than everything.