Most of us are going through the motion of living, but when we accept Jesus into our life, he will give us purpose and direction. The story of Bartimaeus is about more than being without physical sight, it is also about a spiritual blindness.
If we could get through our life on our own, most of us would do so; but the truth is we need some help from on high. Some of us want to use God as a cosmic bellhop to ensure that our existence is successful and secure and for people to think that we have been walking in our destiny.
May the Lord bless you, May the Lord keep you, is my prayer.
Published on Tuesday, June 23, 2009 @ 10:07 AM CDT
Rev. Dr. F. James Clark - Featured Article in St. Louis American
Where You Stand Is Where You Serve
by Kenya Vaughn
It is God. It has nothing to do with me,” said the Rev. Dr. Freddy James Clark, pastor of Shalom Church (City of Peace). “And I think the moment I try to make it about me things, will probably go in another direction.”
Asked to discuss his ministry, Rev. Clark remembered received blessings that have gracefully carried him from the 14-year-old boy who was called to serve God during his early days at Sumner High School to one of the most revered men of faith in the St. Louis area.
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