Posted by: Apostolic Oneness Pentecostals | December 16, 2008

Invisible Representation

Reposted with permission by New Century Pastor

Greetings in that Majestic and all Powerful name of Jesus Christ. It is because of him that we have been able to endure another year. His grace & mercy have accompanied us daily and he has breathed the fresh air of life into our lungs. Thank You JESUS. Christ has done so much for the world, he was Born to Die. He had a death sentence before he could utter a sentence. He loved the world so much, that he was willing to die, What kind of love is this, that a man would lay down his life for a friend?? The bible declares in Hebrews that he saw the joy that was before him and despised the shame, and he PATIENTLY endured the cross(Hebrews 12:2). He has done great things for us and to make it personal, ME. And with him doing all that for mankind, what do we do for him? I dare you to take a step back for a moment, and examine what it is that you do for the Lord?

Hopefully you are helping the Lord build his kingdom. Whatever the case maybe, are you doing your reasonable service? Not sure what your reasonable service is, check out Romans 12:1,2. We are to present our bodies as a living sacrifice, HOLY and acceptable unto the Lord. That is our reasonable service, to be Holy. Paul takes it a bit further in verse 2 and beseeching the brethren to be renewed by the transforming of your mind. In 2008, there is a confusion of what our reasonable service is. If asked what their service was, most Christians would respond with going to church and being a good person. Those answers are correct, never stop going to church(Hebrews 10:25) and conduct yourself like a child of God(Romans 12). But those answers are not enough, we must take it a step further and be a disciple for Jesus Christ. We ought to be telling someone about the goodness of the Lord, telling them how he saves. Witnessing should be a top priority for us. But before we try to witness, make sure we are representing Christ correctly. Our actions, behavior and conversations should make the individual an invisible one. How so?? When others look upon you, do they see Jesus? or do they see a church attender? Those of us who are saved should have an invisible representation where the unsaved can see Jesus through us. They should not see carnality, but should see the spirit of Christ moving through us.

The challenge is set, be an invisible representer of the Lord so someone can see just how good God is and ask “What must I do to be saved?”


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