“I just don’t know what to say.” That is probably the most common answer given to this question: “Do you share your faith in Christ with others?” Since that is the most common answer, let’s work to take this excuse away. All of us tell stories from our lives on a regular basis. What happened at work, what happened at the soccer game, who we saw at the grocery store; we share stories of this nature every day. Telling people about what Christ did for us is really no different.
If you have experienced the healing touch of Jesus in your life, if you have received His love and His gift of eternal life, then you should be equally willing to bring others to Him right away. Just as I am sure you would do whatever is necessary to get a cure for your dying loved one, so you must do whatever is necessary to bring people to Jesus. Below is the story of a group of friends who were willing to do just that. In Mark 2:1-5, we find four friends who were going to
That very day Noah had gone into the boat with his wife and his sons—Shem, Ham, and Japheth—and their wives. With them in the boat were pairs of every kind of animal—domestic and wild, large and small—along with birds of every kind. Two by two they came into the boat, representing every living thing that breathes. A male and female of each kind entered, just as God had commanded Noah. Then the Lord closed the door behind them. ~ Genesis 7:13-16 (NLT) Reggie Dabbs, speaking
When a young Scottish woman, named Mary Slessor, heard about the need for missionaries in Africa, she excitedly signed up. Hearing stories of abandoned children, cannibalism, slave markets, and more; Mary deeply desired to see the light of Christ penetrate that dark place. In 1876, at the age of twenty-eight, she set sail for West Africa. On arrival, coming off the docks, she caught sight of the cages where slaves were kept before being loaded onto ships. In-land, she watched