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Do Unto Others

Dan Jester – September 17, 2014 Leave a comment

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As I write these words I am moved to share the wisdom of someone else. First, I am an evangelist currently serving the Lord as a youth pastor. Second, what my friend has to say will explain the heart of Jesus and what he and I, and all who are believers in Jesus Christ, are called to model. You see, Dan Owens is approaching his final days due to terminal cancer. He is now home in California from Stanford University Hospital and with his family. I asked if I could share his heart when it comes to caring and loving others and how to share our faith in Christ as well. As I have recently performed two funerals this summer, and I am walking through another friend’s incurable cancer locally, I feel the urgency to encourage those around me with the profound words of a dying man. What you will read from here on comes from Dan Owens, a husband, a father, an author and an evangelist.

“I am honored to bring you just a word of encouragement with regards to evangelism and these are the same words I give my teenage son. In a society that has become so incredibly self-absorbed, mean spirited and fearful, living out of the words of Jesus’ simple command creates the most light. ‘In everything, do to others as you would have them do to you…’ Matthew 7:12. Treat people as you would want to be treated. How do we do this? I give you three points to remember. Continue Reading…