Tag: missionary

Witness Well

A prayer to be powerful witnesses of God’s Word

When witnesses are called upon in a courtroom, they take an oath to tell the whole truth and nothing but the truth. To lie would be a crime. God calls Christians to the stand to be his witnesses. All we need to do is tell the truth of God’s Word. It seems that Christians today are distracted. There …

Praying for confidence in the power of God’s Word

Rain and snow comes down from the heavens and brings life. There is a purpose behind each raindrop and every snowflake. Rain is often used as a symbol of abundance in the Bible and gives us a unique description of how God uses His Word in this world. The Bible says in Isaiah, “As the …

A prayer of encouragement to share the gospel of Christ

God has done all the work necessary for our salvation. For those who have placed their trust and faith in Christ have been provided with both the message and the means to share the message of salvation with others. In an age with conflicting messages, it is paramount to communicate the truth of the real gospel …

A Prayer on how to joyfully fulfill Jesus’ Great Commission

When Jesus tells us to go and make disciples of all nations, he’s not merely making a suggestion, nor is it just an order. It is something far greater.  The great commission given by Jesus is a pronouncement of victory by our Risen Savior. Now, we have the opportunity to share this message with others. When …

A prayer to overcome weariness in doing good works

A good farmer knows that when he plants seeds, he can’t expect a harvest the next day. There are elements beyond his control – like rain, drought, hail, wind and flood. Despite any circumstances, he must not give up in his work trusting that the Lord will provide.   The Bible tells us, “Let us not become weary …

A messenger of good news has beautiful feet

Back in ancient times, people relied on traveling messengers to hear the latest news. A messenger who brought good news was considered to have beautiful feet. Great joy and relief greeted any good news from the battlefront, especially regarding the safety of loved ones. In the Apostle Paul’s letter to the Romans, he quotes a well-known verse …

A Prayer to be a Bold Witness for Christ

Sharing God’s Word with others is a daunting task. Competing truths, busyness, and distractions add up to what seemingly is a disinterested public towards spiritual matters. When including our own fear and weaknesses, we must acknowledge our need to rely on God for His power and strength. Like the great Christian missionaries of old, we must rely on …

How the Apostle Paul identifies the marks of a healthy church

A church can only be effective in reaching out to its community when there is a sense of partnership among its members. A healthy church will worship, pray and study God’s Word together. They will consider each other as important members in the body of Christ. They will mutually encourage one another and are helpful in all aspects of the ministry. There is a measure of joy in their work and will readily accept opportunities to serve.