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In my set of tools I have several electronic devices. I have a temperature gun. This uses a laser to measure the temperature. It’s very useful to tell if a pipe may freeze in winter or if a car engine is functioning at the correct temperature. I have a digital “tape measure”. This bounces a signal off a wall and records the distance. It’s very useful to measure accurately the size of a room, for example. Another device I have indicates if an electrical outlet is correctly wired. It’s very useful when checking wiring in a home. I also have a volt meter. It indicates the current of an electrical circuit, whether a household battery, a car battery, or even the electrical output from an electrical wall socket.

My favourite electronic device is an inspection camera. There is a camera with a light at the end of a long cable. It is also waterproof. But what makes this so useful is the screen. This shows exactly what the camera sees. An inspection camera is a very useful tool which helps locate problems in plumbing or find things that are lost or inspect the inside of machinery or electronics. An inspection camera reveals things we cannot see.

In John 3:3, Jesus says, “Very truly I tell you, no one can see the kingdom of God unless they are born again.” When we become a follower of Jesus our eyes are opened to God’s ways, his will, and his work. Most of all, we know how God’s heart for the world – the Gospel. Paul calls this the message of wisdom in 1 Corinthians 2:6. In verse 7, he says “we declare God’s wisdom, a mystery that has been hidden and that God destined for our glory before time began.”

In this world, we are like inspection cameras. We reveal the glorious wisdom of God – the Gospel. We point people to the truth of God’s Kingdom. We declare Jesus is Lord.

Jesus has sent us to shine the light of his love in places where it is desperately needed and to call people to follow him. Pray that today you will be the camera which lets someone see Jesus. For unless they are told, how will they be born again and see the Kingdom of God?

視頻大意翻譯(video Chinese translation):




這是個電壓表,它能指出電壓、安培數、歐姆、瓦數和電氣系統; 無論是家裡的電池、汽車電池、甚至是牆上插座的出口。

我個人最喜歡的可能是這個了。這是個檢查相機。在電線的末端有個相機,有個燈,而且是防水的。它之所以這麼好用是因為它有個螢幕能顯示出相機看到的東西。所以,我可以放這相機到水槽下面看看有沒有阻塞。又或者,我可以用這相機去找到一些無法看到的東西。我想我可以把它放到我嘴裡-但我不會這麼做! 或許你們有人在想說”放到你耳朵裡吧, 讓我們看看你有沒有腦!”


在約翰福音三章三節耶穌說” 我實實在在的告訴你、人若不重生、就不能見 神的國。” 當我們成為耶穌的跟隨者,我們的眼睛對神的道路、祂的旨意和祂的工敞開。最重要的是,我們知道神對這個世界的心意-福音。保羅在哥林多前書2:6節中稱這為智慧的話語。第7節他說” 我們講的、乃是從前所隱藏、神奧秘的智慧、就是 神在萬世以前、預定使我們得榮耀的。”




Grace and peace

Pastor Callum