Galatians 5:6 – For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision avails anything, but faith working through love.
The grace of God does not produce lazy Christians. James, the brother of Jesus, said “Thus also faith by itself, if it does not have works, is dead” so you are alive when you exercise your faith. Not because you ‘have to’ but because you ‘get to’ show your faith through love.
I know people who, on their day off, are always willing to help others with chores they need to accomplish. For example, cutting grass or cleaning gutters or weeding flower beds, on their DAY OFF! Does that sound like a day off to you? So why do they do this? Because they ‘get to’ show their faith by loving on their friends. I challenge you today, as your pastor, find ways to display your faith with your loved ones by helping them with their needs.