And we are His witnesses to these things, and so also is the Holy Spirit whom God has given to those who obey Him. Acts 5:32 NKJV
I went to work in a prison. It was my mission field. It was filled with people who desperately need Jesus. My job was to tell them about the Lord!
After a few days in my mission field an inmate struck up a conversation with me. We talked about the bible and Jesus. He began to tell me about the dreams he was had. The Lord showed me that he has a calling on his life to serve Jesus!
He told me he was involved in very intense spiritual warfare. He said it was his faith that carried him through the battle.
I told him he could lead people to Jesus if he surrendered his life to Jesus. I told him some people would go to heaven to be with Jesus. Others would go to hell. They would be separated from Jesus. I said the battle for His eternal soul had not yet been decided.
Jesus was calling Him to choose whom he would serve. I told him he must surrender his life and receive Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. There is no other way to eternal life except by God’s grace through faith in Jesus. I offered to pray with him if he was ready.
Everything I told this man had already been revealed to him. I was sent to be a witness of what God is doing in his life. We do not save anyone. We cannot convince anyone into the kingdom. Our calling is to be obedient and available when Jesus wants to use us.
The Holy Spirit leads us and guides us in what we should tell people. The Spirit brings to our minds the things we have seen God do and the things Jesus said. The Holy Spirit speaks the Word of God through us. Our role is to give Him something to work with.
Jesus is calling you to be His witness. He wants you to testify of His grace and mercy. Jesus is not asking you to convince anyone of anything. Jesus is calling you to be His witness so He can reach out to people through you. The Holy Spirit will do the saving!
Who would have thought this man was so close to the Kingdom of God. Please pray for him. I cannot tell you His name. Jesus knows his name. Ask Jesus to lead him home. Ask the Lord to give Him the blessing of leading other people to Jesus!
I saw amazing things in that prison. I witnessed the battle between good and evil. The darkness could not keep the light within me from shining bright. The demons were on the defensive. Jesus tore down strongholds. He saved souls!
Always at the forefront of my mind was Jesus delivering me from a prison sentence. Jesus saved my life in January of 1993 and my soul in April of the same year!
What has Jesus done for you? That may sound like a rhetorical question. It is not. Jesus saved you to be His witness. Tell others the amazing things Jesus has done for you!
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