Hebrews 6: 17 Wherein God, willing more abundantly to shew unto the heirs of promise the immutability of his counsel, confirmed it by an oath: 18 That by two immutable things, in which it was impossible for God to lie, we might have a strong consolation, who have fled for refuge to lay hold upon the hope set before us: 19 Which hope we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and stedfast, and which entereth into that within the veil; 20 Whither the forerunner is for us entered, even Jesus, made an high priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec.
I’m thankful you all are having a special day for pastor appreciation. It’s been over 19 years and I still love you all and hope you feel the same. We’ve been through some good times, and not only are we church family, we are friends. What makes it work is Jesus. Our anchor is not in this church. This is a building. The pews are nothing more than a padded seat without Christians sitting in them.
There is a responsibility to put our anchor in Jesus. But we have to let him put his anchor in us. If two people are fishing and a fish bites both their hooks, that old fish will be torn apart. We have to work more on letting God be the anchor in us. Nothing is more important for us as individuals or our church. In these days of a mixed-up world, the best thing we can do is reset our anchor in Jesus Christ. Ask the Lord to put his hook deep in you and don’t let go. This is the key. Let Jesus reel you in.
Do you feel the tug of the Master’s line? Anchor deep in him. Pray that your life’s desire is to set your anchor in him and leave it there.