And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature (Mark 16:15).
The Lord Jesus, after He paid the full price for our salvation by His death, burial and resurrection, gave us the great commission. He charged us to go into our world and preach the Gospel to every creature.
If you find yourself with the opportunity to preach the Gospel in any capacity, you should count yourself tremendously blessed, because it’s a great privilege.
God gave us the privilege of being His partners in changing the world; His partners in soul-winning.
It is possible that there are many who have not understood this. They have not caught this vision and fire. God didn’t give the charge of soul-winning to angels; He gave it to you and me; He committed it to our trust.
Like Paul, we all must personalize this and make it our life’s work: to bless and transform lives with the news of His saving power.
The proof of love
Jesus said, “If ye love me, keep my commandments.” If you truly love Jesus, the Lord of your life, you’ll be compelled by His commandment to preach the Gospel as He’s commanded you.
He said we should preach the Gospel and teach it to all nations, and every creature. What does that mean to you? It means a life on the go with the Gospel.
You’re not stopping until everyone, everywhere has had the opportunity to hear, and receive the Gospel of His grace.
So, be afire; keep running for, and with the Gospel; it’s a mandate that requires urgency. Paul said, “… necessity is laid upon me; yea, woe is unto me, if I preach not the gospel!” 1 Corinthians 9:16
What an honor! That the Lord would do all that He did and send us to herald it around the world. It is a most gracious marvelous blessing and privilege! Hallelujah!
I am honored and privileged to be counted worthy of the Lord’s commission to preach His glorious Gospel, and I preach it by the power of the Holy Spirit, bringing salvation to as many as hear and believe. Hallelujah!