Tag: Witnessing

Witness Well

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 stand firm despite great difficulty

What is it that defines our Christian faith? What is that one truth that we place our rest and hope on?  The Apostle Paul reminds us that God has given us victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. It is the reality of Christ’s resurrection that defines our faith, our life, and our message. In First Corinthians, it …

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 …

What does Jesus’ death and resurrection mean for us?

Understanding the resurrection of Jesus Christ goes way beyond human reason. When a person dies they stay dead, right? There are skeptics who deny the resurrection as a historical fact. Or, there are those who accept the resurrection as true, but find no personal significance to their lives. Yet, the resurrection of Christ still remains the essence …

A prayer on being prepared to share God’s Word with others

The Bible says, “Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have.  But do this with gentleness and respect.” (1 Peter 3:15)  Being prepared to share God’s Word is only part of our witness, because being prepared to do so in love can …

A prayer to overcome fear in sharing God’s Word with others

The prospect of sharing God’s Word with others does cause fear and panic for many Christians. The thoughts of  “What do I say?” or “What if I say something wrong?” plants the seeds of inactivity in our fertile minds. The words of Jesus confronts our fears with a simple statement, “Don’t worry!”  When the disciples gathered …

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 …