Last week, we introduced the conversation of talking to others about God.
How do you feel about talking to others about God.
Are you keeping all this goodness to yourself because you don’t think you qualify because of fear of your past or you’re too shy, or you stutter.
Well, that’s the excuse Moses tried to use on God.
Can you imagine the world missing the life-story of Moses, the amazing man of God who God personally spoke to face to face. All of it could have been missed because He was afraid to step out. Well, we know the end of the story. He stepped out and eternity was changed by his willingness to say okay God if you believe in me that much. I will do it.
It’s vital for us to understand and embrace the plan God has for each of us to show forth His glory.
And we are not alone. God knew we would be afraid.
So, he sent His Spirit just as Jesus promised.
The one from whom we would “receive power,” so that we could become his “
witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth” according to Acts 1:8.
God’s work is clearly to reach and redeem people who are far from him.
We can have supreme confidence that we are joining him in doing just that, knowing that his gospel is still “the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes”
The God of the universe is already on a mission to seek and save the lost—and we have the privilege of joining him in his mission…the rescuing of wayward sons and daughters has now become our mission.
It’s tempting to think that God’s challenge to reach a lost world is a task that’s reserved for elite Christians—those with special gifts or training.
But that isn’t the case. We are all members of the church to which Jesus gave the Great Commission.
Specifically, when he locked eyes with his disciples in Matthew 28:19-20, he was looking through them at us—all of his followers throughout time.
Let’s continue this rich conversation next week.