"We are all handmade people created by a God who is not safe or small." Rend Collective Experiment

Sunday, September 09, 2007

Matthew 25:23~

Well done, good and faithful servant! ...Matthew 25:23
This morning when we walked into the foyer of our church we did not find Brother Moseley there to greet us as usual...

In his place was a chair with a single red rose and a note which said "Gone Home."

At 1:30 this morning Brother Moseley left this world and entered into the presence of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. I believe with all of my heart that Jesus met him with the words "Well done, thy good and faithful servant."

To the world Brother Moseley looked like an ordinary man..He was in his eighties,he was tall and thin with a head full of white hair..... which he covered with a cowboy hat as soon as he left the church building.

He lived his whole life in a tiny little Southern town.. he was born there, was raised there, married there, reared his children there, worked there, and died there...

What those of us who knew Brother Moseley know is that this ordinary looking man was really a mighty man of God... who literally touched lives all over the world... all from his tiny little town.

You see when Brother Moseley retired from his career he knew that one never retired from the Christian life. In his 60's he began a ministry sending materials to missionaries all over the world. He worked tirelessly bringing Bibles, Gospel tracts, Sunday School materials, clothing shoes, toys, and so forth to thousands around the world....He ran an amazing ministry that God used and will continue to use mightily.

I am so thankful to have known Brother Moseley. I am so thankful to be able to share with my children what a real hero looks like in a day when scoring touchdowns and strumming guitar licks are considered worthy of hero worship.... heroes are normal looking men and women who allow God to use them for His purpose and good will. They serve in obscurity, and many times they go unnoticed by this world..but God sees them.

I am so thankful for the inspirational life Brother Moseley lived.. may I never forget that God always has a call for His children and an area for them to minister to...not matter how young or old or rich or poor...May I be found ever so faithful.

Only one life, 'twill soon be past, Only what's done for Christ will last.

2 comments:

All 8 of Us said...

Renee,
Thanks so much for this beautiful tribute to a life well lived! On Wednesday I will begin teaching 20 homeschooled K-4th graders a class called 'Heroes of the Faith" using YWAM materials for youngers...I printed this off and will read it to the kiddos to envision them regarding what a true hero in the Kingdom looks like...thanks for your example...I check your blog regularly and it has been an encouragement to my soul!!
Blessings,kathi (from SL forums-adopted from Liberia)

solas4me said...

Excellent commemoration of a life lived for the purpose of bringing Glory to God! Thanks for sharing it.