If you are reading this page is because you wish to Share Jesus. Praise the Lord because it is He who works through us. We can boldly say that we “can do all things through Christ who strengthens” us. Philippians 4:13 Moses was a very poor speaker. In spite of it, God used him for His purposes.
We know that if all Christians chose not to share Jesus with the world, God could send talking donkeys to do it. Numbers 22:28 God doesn’t need us to share His Word. It is our privilege to be used by Him.
When I share the Scriptures with someone, I like to think that I’m just the legs for the Bible. It is His Word that will speak to their hearts – even if they refuse to receive Him. The fact that we believe is a miracle. Let us pray that God will have mercy by blessing them with the gift of faith. There is no sales quota because we can't produce the results. It is God who brings the harvest of saved souls.
So shall My word be that goes forth from My mouth;
It shall not return to Me void,
But it shall accomplish what I please,
And it shall prosper in the thing for which I sent it. Isaiah 55:11 NKJV
The first step in Sharing Jesus is prayer. We don’t want to be evangelists for our own bragging rights at church or to score points with God. It is the love of God flowing through us that should compel us to Share Jesus.
I called a prayer line. After we prayed, the man asked: “What three problems do you see in your community?” I answered that, “We don’t pray enough. We don’t love enough. And perhaps because of those two, it is so easy to be undercover believers.” I should know because I was one for about 25 years. But because of the love of God, I’m now praying for daily divine appointments to Share Jesus. You can too.
As you continue reading, you will learn a very easy way to effectively Share Jesus. If you think that you would be afraid to share, that’s great! God is glorified through our weaknesses. Someone might ask you some “If” questions that you cannot answer. I usually respond, “Look at me. What am I or who am I to define God? Let’s read what He says about Himself.” Then it is easy to go to the Scriptures.
Pray that the Lord will guide your thoughts, words, and actions so that He will be glorified through you. You are His ambassador. He is the only one that can equip you and empower you to represent Him. If the love of God drives you to Share Jesus, you can trust Him to help you do it. Simply surrender to His will. He is Wonderful.
Easy steps in sharing The Free Gift of God:
I explained once to a man that had just received Jesus Christ as his Savior, that he might have heard about the thief on the cross. He was in the same spot as that thief on the cross was. That thief couldn’t get down from that cross and go earn his salvation. I told him, “You can’t get out of this hospital bed now and go work for this. It is The Free Gift of God.” He died a few days later. All that he could do was to trust Jesus Christ for his eternity. That's all that any of us can do.
"Therefore, my dear friends, as you have always obeyed—not only in my presence, but now much more in my absence—continue to work out your salvation with fear and trembling, for it is God who works in you to will and to act in order to fulfill his good purpose." Philippians 2:12-13 NIV
It is yet another paradox. We would like to think that we can do the right works to earn or keep our salvation. But, the works that we do for God are only possible because Jesus Christ is working through us. To our Lord and Savior go all the glory for anything good that might be found in us.
Personally, I understand Amazing Grace, because in me there is nothing good. I still don't know why God chose to save me. The more I know of His everlasting Glory, the more I realize my sinfulness. The apostle Paul, after he got saved, referred to himself as a sinner. "Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am chief." 1 Timothy 1:15 He didn't write that he used to be a sinner. Even after all those years, he still considered himself a sinner. It is our human nature. I would argue with the apostle Paul that I'm the chief of sinners. Imagine walking into God's presence right now clothed with our sinful nature. Would it be better to be clothed with ALL our righteous acts? No. It wouldn't. Isaiah 64:6
Praise Him because He is "THE LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS." Jeremiah 23:5 -- 6
I can trust that I'm eternally saved because Jesus Christ is "My Lord and my God!" John 20:28 If any part of my salvation depends on my performance, then there is no salvation for me. “Who then can be saved?” Jesus replied, “What is impossible with man is possible with God.” Luke 18:26 -- 27. He chose to save us even though we don't deserve Him. Amazing Grace. Praise the Lord for His mercy endures forever!
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