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There are so many ways we can show kindness. A little kindness can brighten someone's day. A lot of love shown to someone with heavy challenges can make their life much easier to live. Join Pastor Kevin Fetterhoff as he challenges the church to find ways to brighten or lighten the load for others around us. In Second Samuel, chapter nine, King David had the opportunity and he embraced it to make a positive difference. What about you?
If a person is going to follow Jesus, he or she is eventually going to have to wrestle with the BIble's teaching on generosity. God wants us to be generous people; and while generosity sounds good in theory, in practice it can be a somewhat difficult virtue to live out.
Mephibosheth was a man "lame in both feet". His physical limitations were symbolic of a life that could accomplish little. But when David seeks him out, he brings him wealth, status, and makes him family. A "loser" is transformed by an unexpected deposit of grace. And we can be changed by that same, counter-intuitive concept of grace as well.
Mephibosheth is a name that we can hardly pronounce, let alone connect with on a deep level! In this message, however, we realize that Mephibosheth's story is really OUR story. In this message, Rev. Rick Hunter reminds us that, through Jesus the greater David, we have been carried to a table of God's grace!