Balance in Ministry

Jesus healed a man of leprosy, and then said, “See that you tell no one; but go your way, show yourself to the priest, and offer the gift that Moses commanded, as a testimony to them” (Matthew 8:4).
Why did Jesus not want the man to tell others? First, the man had to do what the Law of Moses dictated. Next, if the man told everyone what Jesus could do, they would all suddenly seek Him only for physical healing. Jesus would do those things, but He wanted people to obey the Law and to seek Him for spiritual healing. Therefore, He could not let one kind of ministry overshadow another kind of ministry.
Look at your Christianity. Are you balanced? Do you do one thing to the neglect of some other great work?

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