Ambassadors For Christ in Action

Rhema TeamJune/July 2024 WOF, WOF Current IssueLeave a Comment

KEVIN ONLY WANTED something to drink. Little did he know he was about to quench a deeper thirst. After buying a soda at a local gas station, he saw two men in their early 20s and knew the Lord wanted him to talk to them. Without taking a drink, he started a conversation.

“Do you want to be a success in life?”

They looked at each other and nodded yes.

“There’s only one way,” he continued. “Jesus is the Way, the Truth, and the Life.”

Kevin then shared what Jesus did for them on the cross and what they needed to do to be born again. He asked if they would like to commit their lives to Christ. They both replied, “Yes.” Kevin led them in a prayer to accept Jesus as their Lord and Savior.

Kevin said it was one of the easiest things he had ever done. He finally took a drink, knowing the two young men would never be thirsty again.

How did you feel when you first were saved?

Maybe your thirst was quenched, as it was for these two young men. Maybe you jumped for joy. Maybe you were moved to tears when you learned God loved you and Jesus loved you enough to die for you.

You can help make that moment happen for someone else.

Before Jesus returns, everyone should have the opportunity to choose life in Christ. As Paul said in Romans 10:13 (NIV), “Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.” Paul went on to say in verse 14 that people cannot call on the Name of the Lord unless someone tells them about Him. “How, then, can they call on the one they have not believed in? And how can they believe in the one of whom they have not heard? And how can they hear without someone preaching to them?”

People around the world—and in your sphere of influence—have never heard about Jesus. The people in your “circle”—people you see at work, at the store, or in your neighborhood—may not have anyone to tell them but you. Some of them may never go to church, but you see them every day.

Sharing Jesus is easy because the Gospel message is simple. God’s plan for mankind has always been simple.

In a Nutshell, the Gospel Is This:

  • The Bible says we all have sinned. And the penalty for sin is death (Rom. 3:23; 5:12; 6:23).
  • But the good news is that God loved us so much He sent Jesus, His only Son, to die for us and pay the penalty for our sins (John 3:16; Rom. 5:8).
  • To be saved—to receive eternal life—we need to call on the Name of the Lord Jesus (Acts 2:21; Rom. 10:9–11, 13).

God made the message simple so it would be easy for you to tell people. You can do it! Follow these simple steps to lead someone to Christ:

1.Pray. Pray that they will be open to God. Let the Holy Spirit guide you as you pray for them (Rom. 8:26; 1 Tim. 2:1).

2.Love. Simple gestures make a big difference. Smile at people. Treat them with respect. See the spiritual potential within them. You can do this because God’s love is in your heart (Rom. 5:5).

3.Listen. Understand people’s needs and look for opportunities to share simple Bible truths with them. You don’t always have to quote chapter and verse to communicate the truth of God’s Word to people.

4.Ask. Ask them if they believe and want to make Jesus the Lord of their life. 


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