Be diligent to present yourself approved to God, A worker who does not need to be ashamed, Rightly dividing the word of truth. 2 Timothy 2:15 NKJV
Jesus wants us to be His witnesses on the earth. A witness can only testify to what he or she has seen or heard. It must be first hand information. It cannot be hearsay or rumor.
Paul, Rahab, Moses, Abraham, Esther and many other godly men and women had one very important thing in common. God revealed Himself to them. Has God revealed Himself to you? If your answer is yes, Jesus finds you to be useful in His ministry of reconciliation.
God wants you to spend time in His Word. He wants you to pray. You must present yourself to Him so He can speak to you and show you things. Then you can testify to what you have seen and heard. You can be useful to Jesus in His ministry!
People are hungry for God. People are searching for answers. They may not even be aware of it, but they have a void in their lives only God can fill. God is going to pour out His Spirit in these last days. Many people will turn to faith in Jesus.
If you are willing, Jesus will use you to speak for Him. What will you say to the people God sends to you? Jesus wants you to speak the Word of God to them. You must speak the word of God with boldness as if Jesus is speaking through you, because He will be!
Jesus told His disciples, “And I will pray the Father and He would give you another Helper, that He may abide with you forever”.
The other Helper is the Holy Spirit. The Lord described Him as “the Spirit of Truth, whom the world cannot receive because it neither sees Him nor knows Him”.
Jesus went on to tell His disciples, “But you know Him, for He dwells with you and will be in you. I will not leave you as orphans. I will come to you.”
The Holy Spirit teaches us. He reminds us of all the things Jesus said and did. The Holy Spirit lives in us today. He empowers us for service. He is forming the life of Christ in us.
Jesus promised He would send the Holy Spirit to lead us and guide so we can live for Him. It was a conditional promise. What condition does the Lord give for the Holy Spirit take up residence in us today? Jesus says, “If you love Me keep My commandments!”
Jesus wants us to love Him. He wants us to obey Him. The Lord wants the motivation for our obedience to His commandments to be our love for Him. Love gives us willing hearts. Jesus willingly went to the cross because He loves us!
Ask the Lord of the Harvest to give you a willing heart. Ask Jesus to send you into the harvest field to reap souls for His glory and honor. Ask Jesus to fill your heart with His love so you can obey His command to love His people!
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