Hi, my name is Joaquin Evans and I am the senior leader of Bethel Church in Austin, TX. I want to welcome you to God Today. I want to talk to you today about pressure-free ministry. In Hebrews 11:6, it says, “Without faith, it is impossible to please Him. For, he who comes to God must believe that He is and that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him.”
We love to quote that part that says it is “impossible to please God without faith.” But I love to look at the fact that God actually qualifies that statement with, “that looks like we must believe that He is.” Meaning, believe that He is who He says that He is and He can do what He says He can do. It also says He rewards those who diligently seek Him. Meaning that we believe in our hearts that when I pursue God, He is the rewarder and He is going to reward me in kind.
What is important to realize there is that neither of those things is external realities first, but rather internal realities. Faith doesn’t first manifest itself as an external breakthrough,... Start a free trial to watch the video and read the rest of the transcript! Join GodToday
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