Be the Message!

“The scribes and the Pharisees sit on Moses’ seat, so do and observe whatever they tell you, but not the works they do. For they preach, but do not practice. They tie up heavy burdens, hard to bear,and lay them on people’s shoulders, but they themselves are not willing to move them with their finger.” –Matthew 23:2-4

Your Christianity was never meant to be hidden. That is why Jesus says that we are “the light of the world” because our good works are meant to be seen to give glory to God (Matthew 5:14-16). In essence, we represent God on this earth as ambassadors to the Kingdom (2 Corinthians 5:20).

Sometimes we have the tendency to think that our relationship with Christ is a personal affair, of which no one should care because it’s none of their business. However, this mentality runs antithesis to what the Bible teaches. We are open books to the world. Jesus is revealed to humanity through us.

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The Urgency of Evangelism

“Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them inthe name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.” – Matthew 28:19-20

When someone is dying or leaving us, their last words become very important. Oftentimes, they are words which we will remember for the rest of our lives, as they usually the sum of a lifetime of experiences or wisdom. That last “I love you” or “do this for me” carries more weight than anything else they have said.

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