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Answering the call from God to go and spread the good news was a huge step that you ought to proud of. In the course of your journey, you will be guided by the word from the Bible and draw inspiration from other missionaries across the globe. In Acts 13: 47, the Lord has commanded you to go and bring salvation to the ends of the earth; he has made you a light in the darkness.
“God uses men who are weak and feeble enough to lean on Him.”
– Hudson Taylor
Many times you will doubt your abilities to take up such a noble course. You’ll question your capabilities to reach the masses and make the good news heard. Hudson Taylor encourages you that God uses men who are weak in this course. These frail men will draw strength from the word and master courage that comes from above to make the good-news heard across the nations.
In 1st Corinthians 9:22, Paul points out that ‘he becomes weak to win the hearts of the weak wherever he went.’ He used that character to win more souls to the Lord and spread the good news to the nations he visited.
“We are debtors to every man to give him the gospel in the same measure in which we have received it.”
– P. F. Bresee
When you embraced the good news and decided to follow Christ and spread the gospel; you were called to greatness. The call to evangelism comes to a few select individuals, who have experienced true joy and love that comes with following their inner still voice. Once you have felt the peace that comes with knowing God in depth, it’s only fair that you owe someone else that knowledge and the chance to experience Gods special love.
The Bible in 2nd Corinthians 5:20 reminds you that you are Christ’s ambassador. God will make an appeal through you As Gods representative, you will do your best as a missionary to make him known to the world.
“Love is the root of missions; sacrifice is the fruit of missions.”
Doing Missionary work takes a lot of sacrifice and love for it to be successful. It involves leaving your family and loved ones to go to remote areas and interact with people of different cultures in the quest of making the good news heard and known.
There are challenges that you will face along your mission. Loneliness and the feeling of emptiness will hit you hard on your journey; however, you will find strength in God to keep moving on. Having the deepest love in your heart will keep you going and your sacrifice will fuel your passion for spreading the world. Conclusion These quotes and verses should give you inspiration as you embark on with your missionary journey. They will remind you of the missionaries who went before you and made a difference in the world!
Above all, be encouraged in the Lord because He has commanded you to declare his glory among the nations and speak of his marvelous deeds among the people according to Psalms 96:3