An uplifting, encouraging reminder that God works through his imperfect people.
Evangelism is crucial, it is urgent, it is exciting, it is wonderful. There is nothing more thrilling than to see God at work in people’s lives and to see men, women, boys and girls discovering the incredible joy and peace that comes from knowing Jesus.
But it is also hard. Really hard. Often, sharing our faith with other people is the area of our Christian lives where we feel at our most useless.
The Bible contains a wealth of theological truth that is a powerhouse of encouragement for evangelism, including the basic truths that God is God and you are you. God is who he has always been: infinite, eternal, unchangeable, all–powerful, at work in his world. You are you; you don’t need to become someone you are not. God has not called a select group of elite Christians to tell the world about Jesus; he has chosen his weak, insecure, ineloquent people. He has chosen you.
About Thomas Davis
Thomas Davis is a minister in the Free Church of Scotland who has served at St Columba’s Free Church in Edinburgh and Carloway Free Church on the Isle of Lewis. He is also a visiting lecturer in Systematic Theology and Church History at Edinburgh Theological Seminary. He is married to Una and they have three children, Tom, John and Annie.