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Make Your Bed

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How can something so simple be so important?My father deemed it a requirement to live in his house.Make your bed and to his specifications.He even bounced a quarter off the bed to make sure it was done right. Little did I know he was teaching a lesson?The first task of the day was to make my bed.Get that done and other task will follow.Maybe, my day would entail more significant task than making a bed but if I completed the smallest task I would be more likely to accept the challenge of larger assignments. I made my bed according to how I had been instructed and to the best of my ability.By insisting that I make my bed my father taught me that if I did the simple, small things well I would be better prepared to go out and make a difference in the world. Matthew 28:19 19 Go therefore[a] and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,
A simple command was given to the church.Make disciples. This looks like a pretty stra…

Disperse

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Methodist Hospital at Stone Oak is expanding.  Construction workers start their day before the sun comes up by hearing from the project manager.  The project manager receives their marching orders from the general contractor.  The owner hired the general contractor to direct the project and keep the building under budget.  Each day, the construction workers complete the assignment given to them in the morning. Many skills are required to complete the project.  It runs smoother when each person does what they do best, on time and with the best of their ability.  The expansion began last year and is not yet complete but it’s beginning to look more like the exterior elevation plan mounted in the hospital lobby.  As long as the workers keep showing up, listening to the project manager and dispersing to do their assigned job, the addition to Methodist Hospital will be up and functional this summer. Matthew 28:19-20 19 Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name…