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You can't be creative unless you risk failure. And we will never be able to achieve anything great if we don't take the risk. Let's step out and do something so crazy that God would be ashamed not to show up on our behalf.
Jesus talked about the idea of risk when he talked about the Parable of the Talents.
The last servant was chastised and thrown out because he refused to risk even the minimum of investing the money with the bankers.
“The master was furious. ‘That’s a terrible way to live! It’s criminal to live cautiously like that! If you knew I was after the best, why did you do less than the least? The least you could have done would have been to invest the sum with the bankers, where at least I would have gotten a little interest. “‘Take the thousand and give it to the one who risked the most. And get rid of this “play-it-safe” who won’t go out on a limb. (Matthew 25:26-28
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What will you risk today to spread the Good News? Are you willing to go talk to that neighbor you've never talked to? Are you willing to give someone a ride?