Observe

Reminder: Why the one-word titles? 

18 As Jesus walked alongside the Galilee Sea, he saw two brothers, Simon, who is called Peter, and Andrew, throwing fishing nets into the sea, because they were fishermen. 19 “Come, follow me,” he said, “and I’ll show you how to fish for people.” (Matt. 4:18-19, CEB)

One of the lost skills in our current culture is the the skill of observation.

Just pay attention to what is going on around you. Learn the lessons from obersvation rather than simple verbal instruction. There are times we need the verbal instruction, but we also need to understand the power of observation.

Jesus’ command to his disciples was to follow him. We see very few places in the gospels when Jesus sits his disciples down and we read long passages of straight teaching. We get that in the Sermon on the Mount, but it follows this passage of Jesus walking among people. The biggest lesson we gain from the gospels is observing what Jesus did… just like his disciples.

Our eyes need to be UP and OUT. We need to observe the work of the Spirit all around us.

 

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