INTEGRITY by Dr. Shah, Clearview Church, Henderson, NC Introduction: This weekend being President’s Day weekend, we were discussing what would be a message we all need to hear. Somebody suggested that it should be on “Integrity in Leadership.” How many of you would agree that we need some integrity in our nation’s leadership? How many... Continue Reading →
In the Sermon on the Mount Jesus is talking about vows and oaths. He chastises the people for misusing and abusing vows in the name of God. He commands them to “let your yes be yes and no, no” The purpose of this antithesis is to remind us to be forthright, truthful, and honest when we make promises.
In Luke 2 we meet Simeon who was directed by the Holy Spirit to recognize the coming of Jesus Christ. The Bible describes him as a person who was just and devout, hope filled, and full of grace and truth. These are the characteristics of a person who is under the authority of the Holy Spirit. What the world needs is to see men and women who are led by the Holy Spirit. Our community needs to see us walking in integrity, filled with hope for the future, speaking the truth in grace, and pointing people to Jesus.