Tag: sharing God’s Word

Witness Well

A prayer for strength to be Christ’s ambassadors

“We are therefore Christ’s ambassadors, as though God were making his appeal through us.”  (2 Cor. 5:20) A Christian believer is considered an ambassador. A government appointed ambassador are sent to communicate with foreign governments and called upon to represent the opinion and authority of the country who has sent them. The spiritual citizenship of a …

Finding true joy and making it complete

Joy is a fruit of the Spirit. It is something that we cannot generate on our own.  We seek and sometimes receive happiness, but find it so fleeting. In stark contrast, true joy touches our inner being. It’s both lasting and eternal.  Christians proclaim to the world an all-important message that we can have a right relationship with …

Characteristics of Great Missionaries

God likes to use the most unlikely of people to achieve his greatest purposes. The Apostle Paul was once a passionate, fiery young man. He was probably considered “the most likely to succeed” among his peers. His zeal and intelligence promised a great future in the echelons of Jewish hierarchy. He earnestly sought to make his …

How has Jesus become real to you?

I was teaching a Bible class to a group of Chinese college students who were studying about Christ. One evening a lady who had been studying God’s Word for three years asked me a profound question. She was quite hesitant to place her faith in the risen Christ, yet loved studying the Bible. With an intense, …