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After two thousand years of the order given by Jesus, there are still about 2.8 billion people around the world who do not know him as Savior. Most of these have never heard the Gospel. They are suffering with hopelessness and an emptiness that only God can fill. Pray, give to mission, help and speak about Jesus to people, this love is too big for you to keep just for yourself. The gospel must first be preached to all nations.
“Therefore my people will know my name; therefore in that day they will know that it is I who foretold it. Yes, it is I.” How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of those who bring good news, who proclaim peace, who bring good tidings, who proclaim salvation, who say to Zion, “Your God reigns!” - Isaiah 52  

It is essential to be alone with God, waiting at His door, hearkening for His voice, lingering in the Scripture. No number of Christian meetings, no amount of Christian activity, can compensate for the neglect of this still hour.”
The life around us, in this age, is preeminently one of rush and effort. It is the age of the instant this and instant that.” This feverish haste threatens the life of devotion to Christ… We must beware that we do not substitute Christian activities for the authentic relationship with Christ. Mary understood this and chose to be at Jesus’ feet.
There is only one thing worth being concerned about. Mary has discovered it, and it will not be taken away from her.“ Luke 10:42

Today I remembered how Jesus chose, hung out with, and trained up 12 messy, sinful, average underdogs (aka. the Apostles) who carried out His plan and preached the Gospel, shared His love, and made disciples in nations all over the world… and I thought about how flawed and average I feel sometimes, but how God can take what seems small, average, and unusable, and use it to change the world.

That really encouraged me.