The Word

Proclaim it.  Announce it.  Hand it over.Wheat by Bern@t

It is a two-edged sword.  It kills.  It gives new life.

It is Christ Himself.

The Word has power. We can spend time defending it, but it’s power is in itself, not in our ability, or the ability of the hearer.

Personally, I wouldn’t spend a whole lot of time trying to convince atheists of anything.

I’d tell them that Christ Jesus loves them, He has died for them, He forgives them their sin and that one day they will be facing death and they will need the new life that only Christ Jesus can give. And that they can count on Him to keep His promises.

You can discuss evolution with them, and the pros and cons of scientific discovery and of human progression, or degradation.

But I think it’s far better to hand over the Word.

Share the cross and the resurrection… freely. Make no demands. Just give it to them in love.

And don’t expect them to thank you for it. They might.  But more than likely, they will not be too pleased.

That’s tough.

But that’s life.

And, then you can move on…”for the harvest is great and the workers are few”.

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