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When you hear some great news you usually want to go out and share it. You become excited and want to be the first one to tell your friends, family, and anyone who will listen to you. Have you experienced this? Someone tells you something that brings an incredibly happy feeling that makes you go around beaming and you can't help to keep talking about the news you've received.
The Good News is that God is great and merciful. He has provided you with hope in His saving grace. Some will spend an eternity of suffering separated from the loving creator. It's not what He wants for anyone, but sadly many will make this choice through their unwillingness to accept God's mercy.
The Word is there for you. If you know it's available will you still refuse to listen and learn what God has to offer. It's your choice. To not make a choice is making a choice. You have to decide this and if you decide to invite Jesus into your life and submit to God's will, you will be renewed. If you have done this, you should be compelled to tell others.
Evangelism has taken a negative connotation for many. Even the dictionary definitions make evangelism sound like something wacky and intrusive. It's not something you have to do from a pulpit, in an arena, from a soapbox, or on television. You can evangelize anyone and do it in your own way. Just telling others about God and what's in the Bible can make a big difference in their lives.
Shouldn't you be at least as excited about telling others about the truly Good News as you would be to tell them about a good movie you've seen or a book you've read? Which news will have the most impact in the long run?
Once you have truly heard the Word of God you have been delivered the Good News. If you hear the Good News be sure to tell everyone who will listen. It may be the most important thing you will ever do.
Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?”
And I said, “Here am I. Send me!”
New International Version (NIV)
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