Day 40: Engagement
How then will they call on him in whom they have not believed? And how are they to believe in him of whom they have never heard? And how are they to hear without someone preaching? And how are they to preach unless they are sent?
And he said to them, “Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation. Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever does not believe will be condemned.”
You have good news that could save the lives of your family, friends, and neighbors. You have a commission from God to share this news. You have the Holy Spirit as your guide, the mind of Christ as your understanding, and the delight of God as your motivation. You have countless promises from God that ensure the advance of His Kingdom and the meaningfulness of your work. Finally, you have opportunities today that will never present themselves again. Proclaim the Gospel!
- Who did God use to share His story with you? How?
- What are some fears that you encounter when you consider sharing the Gospel with someone?
- Who is someone that God wants you to share His story with today?
Father, thank you for the saving power of the Gospel. Thank you for entrusting your story to me. Please grant me the wisdom, the courage, the sense of urgency, and the sensitivity to the Spirit to share the good news with others. For Christ’s sake, Amen.