The Importance of Influence :: THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT

Presented at Curwensville Alliance on 8/9/20 by Pastor Steve Shields.

Why would we want to influence others? We were created to influence. Influence is a part of interacting with others. Most importantly, Jesus calls us to influence others.

We are called to be salt and light, but we can surrender that ability if we don’t realize that we are to be salt and light to others. How do we not surrender our influence?

In this podcast, Pastor Steve will discuss how we keep from surrendering our influence. We need to remain salt and light by not neglecting our walk with Christ, not pretending and not being arrogant. We also need to stay connected to those we are called to influence. We need to stay in touch with the heart of the people we are to influence as well as never use influence to manipulate others.

Ultimately, we need to hone our influence skills so that we can be an ambassador of Christ and live our lives so others see God through us.