January 5, 2020

Your Responsibilities in the New Year

As we look out at the new year ahead, it is a good time to take stock of our responsibilities in the coming year. Let us plan together to be responsible followers of Christ.

Let’s take a Biblical look at our responsibilities.


  • To God: We are to love God with all our heart, soul and might (Deuteronomy 6:5). We are to put Him first (Luke 9:57-62). Nothing is between God and us (Romans 8:35-39). Nothing should come between us and God.
  • To the church: We are to faithfully attend (Hebrews 10:25).

We are to work in the church (Ephesians 2:8-10).

We are to pray for the church (Romans 1:9).

We are to faithfully support our church (II Corinthians


  • To our fellowman: We are to treat our fellowman as our neighbor and our friend whenever an opportunity to do so presents itself (Luke 10:25-37).
  • To the lost: We are to share the Gospel with the lost anytime we have an opportunity (Romans 10:9-14). Only by fulfilling this responsibility can we truly be “Pure from the blood of all men” (Acts 20:26 and 27).