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The West Douglas Church of Christ is a group of believers who really care! We love one another. We also have a great love for people. We love all kinds of people.
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We strive to be His light here on earth. Our goal is to reflect the light of Jesus in our lives. We endeavor to live lives that bless others and glorify God. We would be thrilled for you to come and see and participate with us.
Youth Group weekly classes, Wednesdays 6:30pm, 6th thru 12th grades
Sundays 9:30 am
Every 3rd Sunday breakfast is served at 9am in the teen room
Austin may be contacted at email@example.com or 316-992-3230
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THE BISHOP'S CORNER
Growing One Another
It so easy to judge others. “Why does he or she do that?” Or. “Isn’t it obvious what they should have done?” Or. “If it were me, I would have done the right thing.” Really?
Jesus spoke to us about judging others—something about a speck in our brother’s eye and a two by four in our own. Paul wrote to Galatia, “If someone is caught in a sin, you who are spiritual should restore him gently.” Then the warning comes right afterwards: “But watch yourself, or you too may be tempted.” Why are we so blind to our own faults and so aware of others’?
It’s so easy to condemn our fellow Christians for some fault; but it’s also so easy to be guilty of something worse. Ideally we confess our sins to one another and help one another with overcoming these things. The truth is we’re too afraid to do that, or we don’t trust others enough to reveal ourselves to them.
The maturing process (sanctification) involves others. Don’t we know this? The Proverb: “As iron sharpens iron, so man sharpens another,” speaks to us about this very thing. We’re to help one another in the maturing process. We are to help one another grow in the Lord. It was the prayer of Jesus that His disciples would know life—to know the Father and His Son Jesus Christ.
Paul says, “Seek the things that are above, where Christ is seated on the right hand of God. Set your mind on the things that are above, not on the things that are upon the earth.” If we seek after God we will find Him. Prayer, i.e. talking with God (respectfully, of course) is a good beginning point. Tell Him you love Him and you want to be closer. Tell Him you want to know Him. How else could we seek Him if we didn’t talk with Him? The Bible tells us about Him, but prayer connects us to Him.
Lord Jesus, help us to know you and our Father! Please! And help me to grow, and be a blessing to others.