DAY 60: Paul’s Ambition and Passion

Read: Romans 15:1-22

Think: Paul is an itinerant evangelist. He can barely stay in one place before thinking of traveling to another area to share the Gospel. He wants the whole world to hear the Good News about Jesus Christ! Romans 15:20 explains his ambition and passion perfectly, “My ambition has always been to preach the Good News where the name of Christ has never been heard, rather than where a church has already been started by someone else.”

Act: One of the greatest advantages of planting a church on a peninsula is that we have been given a very specific plot of land in which to proclaim the Good News to those who might not have heard it! Our goal has been to equip the believers to reach out to those who are not church-goers, who are not familiar with the Gospel, or who (for whatever reason) have turned away from God. We have become fully aware, in our “sector of the world,” that there is a great need and a deep hunger for the Gospel. We want to share this Good News with everyone—that God sent His only Son, Jesus Christ, to die for our sins, and that He is a living, loving God who meets us right we are at. I encourage you to be a part of sharing the Gospel in your workplace, school, neighborhood or in those random places when God brings someone into your life who needs to hear this great Good News! And don’t forget to invite people regularly to your church so they might experience worship, community, and Christ alive in your congregation.

Pray: Dear Jesus, give me a desire to share the Good News in my “sector” of the world—my neighborhood, my school, my workplace, on an outreach team, or within my own family. I count it a privilege and honor, Lord, to share the Gospel, and I pray for more and more opportunities.  I love you, Lord. Amen.

Be full of faith today!