The Discerning Disciple

We all have people in our lives who need Christ in their lives. Maybe the Lord is directing your attention to a coworker, family member, neighbor, or friend who is ruling as his or her own god, rather than submitting to the almighty God. As we grow closer to God, we feel an emergent sense that we need to be a light in unbeliever’s lives and share the gift of salvation with them. The question is: is our light the brilliant reflection of the love of God or an irritating strobe light that screams condemnation? Indeed, God has called us to go and make disciples all over the world, as He says in Matthew 28:19-20: “Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.” Amen” (NKJV). It is clear by this scripture that we are supposed to spread the Word of God; however, how are we doing this? What is our attitude when we are witnessing?

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