Not too long now the hype of Christmas will be over.
This morning I want to talk about how our attitude towards others can turn their hearts towards God.
Ephesians 4:2-5, With all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. There is one body and one Spirit just as you were called to the one hope that belongs to your call one Lord, one faith, one baptism,
I knew a couple who have been childless for a long time and due to the attitude of church members and also the many miscarriages, she became distant with God, lost her faith and completely stopped attending church.
Her husband was such a pleasure an absolutely lovely and kind man. I remember the first time I met her she was hostile and put me off completely.
They decided to renew their vows and we attended. The Holy Spirit asked me to bless them with something and through that a seed will be sown in her heart.
I initially said no, this woman has a bad attitude and also am short in cash. But I later just listened to instruction and we did just that.
A year later she has started attending church programmes. Makes a conversation with me and even got presents for the kids for Christmas. She’s a completely different woman.
You see bad attitude drives away people and especially as Christian’s we make unbelievers mock us because,…
We lie, cheat, pretend, fight, backbite, gossip, smoke, drink, club and all sorts and can be so religious at the same time. This drives people far away from ever seeking God.
How can you convert anyone in that state of mind, or develop similar believes like you. Let us change our attitude.
Acts 2:44 And all who believed were together and had all things in common.
If you have an unbelieving partner, your good attitude with the word of God will encourage that person to repent and seek God. Because they can see Gods glory and kindness through you.
Everyone needs people who are positive, friendly, exciting, cheerful and encouraging around them. It is a blessing to have a positive and happy person around you!
A good attitude will bring helpers your way. A good attitude will allow a great spouse.
Remember you are a representative of Christ. Let someone out there be encouraged and motivated by you.
Philippians 4:8-9 Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things. What you have learned and received and heard and seen in me practice these things, and the God of peace will be with you.