They attened the sabbath service and were invited to give some words of encouragement. Paul motioned to the people and began to speak.
Christians, we must always be ready to speak for the Lord, and yet like Paul be creative in our approach by meeting the people where they are. As we share we must work our way to the gospel message (the message about Jesus). Before we sit down, or end our conversation, we must have introduced Jesus and given people an opportunity to personally come to know Jesus.
Look at the end of Paul's message in Acts 13:38-39:
|38 Therefore, let it be known to you, brothers, that through this man forgiveness of sins is being proclaimed to you,|
|39 and everyone who believes in Him is justified from everything that you could not be justified from through the law of Moses.|
Christians, in the midst of a culture that is really hungry for the living Word, let us give people Jesus. Yes some people are jealous and some are hostile, but the majority are hungry for the living Word. Let us lift Him (Jesus) up for every man, woman, boy and girl to see.
Give people Jesus.
Pastor Kennedy, MZO