Now then, we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God were pleading through us: we implore you on Christ’s behalf, be reconciled to God. For He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him. 2 Corinthians 5:20-21 (NKJV)
Dear Friends, God has put something heavy upon my heart to share with you. As Christians, we are called to be His ambassadors, taking the Good News of His salvation to the lost. I plead with you, I implore you, be reconciled to God through the saving work of His Son Jesus who died for your sins.
We live in a broken world, the evidence is all around us…aborting babies, riots, evil being called good, good being called evil, plagues, hurricanes, forest fires… the list goes on. When God first created the world it was good, but then satan the snake tempted Eve to eat the forbidden fruit. Eve shared it with Adam and our world hasn’t been the same since. God had to kick Adam and Eve out of His perfect garden and lock the gate because of their sin.
But God made a way to make things right again. As the prophets foretold, He sent His only Son Jesus, who never sinned, to take on the sin of all the world. Jesus died a very painful death, bearing all those sins because He loves us. But that’s not the end of the story. On the third day, Jesus rose from the grave, conquering sin and death forever and opening to all who believe in Him the gates of heaven and eternal life. My friends, this is a free gift that we must accept NOW. Now is the acceptable time, today is the day of salvation (2 Cor. 6:2).
Return to Jesus with all your heart and soul and might. Ask for His forgiveness. Accept His free gift of salvation. Fill your heart with His Holy Spirit and Word by reading your Bible every day. Tell others about Jesus, being an ambassador for Him.
There is a movement called The Return which I want you to check out. Dedicated Christians have been planning this event for months. Though it may be smaller because of the COVID19 restrictions, our prayers can be BIGGER because we serve an awesome God who can do amazingly more than all we ask or imagine (Eph. 3:20). The event runs September 18-28, with September 26 being the big day, but our prayers can continue 40 days to the election and even beyond. Please check out the link above and invite others to join us in prayer for our nation.
Today’s TEA CUPP: If you haven’t prayed the sinners prayer, please pray with me right now…Dear Jesus, I want to be in your family. I want to be Your child and be washed clean from all the bad things I’ve done in my life, all the times I didn’t listen to You, all the times I went my own way. Please scrub away all my selfishness and pride and everything else I’ve done that is not of You. Fill me with Your Holy Spirit and be with me each day. Help me walk on Your straight and narrow path. I believe You are my Savior who died for my sins. I believe You rose again and are preparing a place for me in heaven. I believe You are the only Way, the only Lord, the only God. Please help me live as Your daughter from this moment forward. Thank you for loving me and dying for me and letting me be in Your family. In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.
…Behold, now is the accepted time; behold, now is the day of salvation. 2 Corinthians 6:2 (NKJV)
For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through Him might be saved. John 3:16-17 (NKJV)
Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us, to Him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus to all generations, forever and ever. Amen. Ephesians 3:20-21 (NKJV)
P.S. Please keep praying for THE GREAT REVIVAL, the last great revival before Jesus’ return, where many new hearts are brought into His Kingdom to welcome His coming. Will you join me in fasting every Tuesday, though the USA election on November 3, 2020? Our country needs our prayers now as much as ever.
Scripture from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982