To be a witness for Jesus is the most gratifying thing for my life. I am so uplifted and my faith in Christ is elevated.
2 Corinthians 5:20-21 (KJV)
20 Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech you by us: we pray you in Christ’s stead, be ye reconciled to God.
21 For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.
1 Corinthians 4:3-5 (KJV)
3 But with me it is a very small thing that I should be judged of you, or of man’s judgment: yea, I judge not mine own self.
4 For I know nothing by myself; yet am I not hereby justified: but he that judgeth me is the Lord.
5 Therefore judge nothing before the time, until the Lord come, who both will bring to light the hidden things of darkness, and will make manifest the counsels of the hearts: and then shall every man have praise of God.
We are not to be found judging others, for all judgement is in the hands of the Lord Jesus and not for man to decide.
2 Timothy 3:15-17 (KJV)
15 And that from a child thou hast known the holy scriptures, which are able to make thee wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.
16 All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:
17 That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.
2 Peter 1:19-21 (KJV)
19 We have also a more sure word of prophecy; whereunto ye do well that ye take heed, as unto a light that shineth in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the day star arise in your hearts:
20 Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation.
21 For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost.
The Holy Spirit is able to lead a person of faith to do things that are not possible on their own. This is for the glory of God.
The Bible is the greatest book of all time. Nothing is greater, for it was written by the power of the Holy Spirit.
I pray Lord that many more people will have a renewed heart to seek after You. Even if the last time they did so was years ago, when they were a child, may they think back upon this time and re-engage with you again. Truly what people have learned in the past, when it comes to You, is still in their hearts ready to come out again. It is only the bitterness in people that makes them not hear You and reject Your teachings. Even those people like Paul the apostle, me and other evangelists are able to be used for Your kingdom, but the people that listen are always those that are ready and willing to hear. Everyone else is either there to wage more questions than find answers. This is very disturbing and my heart aches when I see people only trying to fight against Your message of hope, when only You are trying to save them from their own destruction. So I pray Lord that people’s eyes will finally be opened and that their hearts will be ready to receive the gospel, starting today. I am a willing servant for You God and wish that many more souls are saved in Your kingdom. I know that I cannot do this on my own and pray that Your Holy Spirit will always be with me. May You take over every word that comes out of my mouth and convict every lost soul of their sins. In this will they desire Your mercy and find forgiveness. I trust in You, Jesus. You are my Savior and my deliverer. All the praise and glory to Your mighty Name. I love You Lord. Amen.
It is only the bitterness in people that makes them not hear God and reject His teachings. An open heart will change everything.
Acts 28:25-27 (KJV)
25 And when they agreed not among themselves, they departed, after that Paul had spoken one word, Well spake the Holy Ghost by Esaias the prophet unto our fathers,
26 Saying, Go unto this people, and say, Hearing ye shall hear, and shall not understand; and seeing ye shall see, and not perceive:
27 For the heart of this people is waxed gross, and their ears are dull of hearing, and their eyes have they closed; lest they should see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and should be converted, and I should heal them.
When times are hard, look to the Lord God for guidance. Seeking His hand is the only way to find true comfort when we need it most.
Acts 27:22-25 (KJV)
22 And now I exhort you to be of good cheer: for there shall be no loss of any man’s life among you, but of the ship.
23 For there stood by me this night the angel of God, whose I am, and whom I serve,
24 Saying, Fear not, Paul; thou must be brought before Caesar: and, lo, God hath given thee all them that sail with thee.
25 Wherefore, sirs, be of good cheer: for I believe God, that it shall be even as it was told me.
Lord God, I know that You are so good to us, even in the good and bad times. As long as our hearts are willing to seek You, You are there for us in a big way. Only through You, can the hardest of times feel peaceful and at ease. Where there was anxiety and fear, You come in and replace all those thoughts with glad tidings of great joy. We may not see it in the moment but soon we will have much to be grateful. And not only this Lord, You are able to help us stay positive and to uplift others that are down and depressed. With Your presence, we are able to look outside ourselves and see who we can uplift and comfort also. Your thoughts of visiting a person in jail, a person that just lost a loved one, a person that just lost a job, a person that is struggling financially, and others, will come to our minds. These visits are what delivers the peace people need. Thank You for reminding us about others that are also in need. Not only when we love one another are these people uplifted, but our souls are also and our faith is elevated. I know this to be true, since I recently lost a job and with my friends coming over and praying for me, this is what lifted me out of my sorrows. For I know You were there and sent them. Thank You God. Now I am at peace and there is great joy in my heart. I know that my future is bright, because of Your hand in my life. I am so grateful and give You all the praise. I say these things in Your holy Name, Jesus. Amen.
Romans 12:3,4 (KJV)
3 For I say, through the grace given unto me, to every man that is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think soberly, according as God hath dealt to every man the measure of faith.
4 For as we have many members in one body, and all members have not the same office:
Even when things are going great with your life and with God, be careful not to lift up yourself in your pride but in God alone.
We witness in order to open the eyes of the lost to the cross of Jesus and His resurrection, that they may be forgiven.
When our blinders come off, we will finally see the truth of the gospel of Jesus and be set free from the power of sin and death.
Acts 26:15-18 (KJV)
15 And I said, Who art thou, Lord? And he said, I am Jesus whom thou persecutest.
16 But rise, and stand upon thy feet: for I have appeared unto thee for this purpose, to make thee a minister and a witness both of these things which thou hast seen, and of those things in the which I will appear unto thee;
17 Delivering thee from the people, and from the Gentiles, unto whom now I send thee,
18 To open their eyes, and to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and inheritance among them which are sanctified by faith that is in me.
Oh Lord, I pray that more people will experience the blessings of living for You and Your kingdom. It is surely a blessing to be a part of Your plan and to be led by You. So often have I fallen because of my own desires to do my own things and this has left me empty and guilty. I am never satisfied when I do things that are only for my own well-being, while other people are left out. This is the kind of life that I do not miss. Not only was I selfish, but family suffered because of my actions. Now that I have given my life to You, Jesus, every person is benefited. It is because Your great love has come into my life, that doors have been opened. Instead of just going out to eat, I now look to make sure that others are not in need. When I am on the road, I make sure that people’s needs are met also, so I stop and care for them when I see any person that needs prayer, hungry or cold. If there is anything that I have that can benefit another, I will surely give it them. And my greatest thing to do is to witness for You, Jesus. To see others be blessed and come unto You, is the greatest gift I could ever receive. I know that the things I mentioned are because of Your presence in my life. If I do anything that seems good, it is because You have done it through me. Because I have sought Your hand, is when I get these good instincts to serve and bless one another. May my life ever be willing to look to You, that people will find comfort and peace through my actions. You are my love and I wish to showcase that same love to all people. I say these things in Your holy Name, Jesus. Amen.
If you are a witness for Jesus, then you will know that great opportunities and miracles will take place, along with persecution.
Nobody said being a witness for Christ would be easy. However, it is worth it when we can be a part of the lost being saved.
Acts 25:9-11 (KJV)
9 But Festus, willing to do the Jews a pleasure, answered Paul, and said, Wilt thou go up to Jerusalem, and there be judged of these things before me?
10 Then said Paul, I stand at Caesar’s judgment seat, where I ought to be judged: to the Jews have I done no wrong, as thou very well knowest.
11 For if I be an offender, or have committed any thing worthy of death, I refuse not to die: but if there be none of these things whereof these accuse me, no man may deliver me unto them. I appeal unto Caesar.
James 1:12 (KJV)
12 Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him.
I pray, Lord, that more people will have a heart for evangelism. May every believer desire to be a witness for You, Jesus. Even if there is fear and doubt in these people now, may they be humbled to a point that Your will may overcome any faults of their own. Will you come inside of them and instill boldness and courage, as they look to You in faith? It may seem like a very large task at hand to go into Your harvest. People may think that they will have nothing to say and will back down in fear because of this, but I know that You can take any person and make them great in Your sight. I know this because You have taken a person like me, who has a stuttering problem, and allow me to find words to speak. In my confidence in You, I am able to articulate my words in a way that people can understand. Even the proud are laid low because of the words that flow through my mouth. This I know that I could never do this, unless the Spirit was with me, leading me to know what to say. You are the one, God, that opens every door and leads me to have divine appointments. Each week, it is a new person to search out and draw unto You. This surely is a blessing to be Your messenger. I just pray that more people will join me in the harvest. One thing that saddens me is that less and less people are willing to get out there and proclaim Your great name. Instead, they are busy doing other thing that are not pleasing in Your sight. I’ve even heard people say they get bored sometimes. Well, one thing I know Lord is that being a Christian never brings boredom. I am always busy and it brings me so much happiness. Thank You for leading the way in my life. I love You. Amen.
You are not a true Christian unless you are doing what Jesus says. So read the Bible daily and start being obedient to God.