Personal notes and emails of appreciation along with ongoing prayers for the work being done are like diamonds that glisten in the sun. They are priceless. Sometimes the Lord uses these words at a perfect time. When trials and difficulty parch the soul, words of encouragement bring much needed nourishment to revitalize the commitment, effort, and passion it takes to carry out ministry.
Sharing the message of reconciliation between God and all people is really not about us, but about God. As a result, we can place our whole confidence in the power of the message, not ourselves. We withstand the temptation to judge the effectiveness of the message, by how a person responds. Some will accept God’s message, most will reject it. Our job as God’s ambassadors is to simply deliver the message trusting God’s promises that His Word is at work.