By Roger Oakland
Understand the Times, International
Jesus Christ proclaimed these following important words:
Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets. (Matthew 22: 37-40)
For a follower of Jesus Christ, it is quite clear from the Scriptures that the most important thing we can do, next to loving God, is to love others. And without question, telling people about Jesus Christ is the most loving act we can perform toward them. As Christians, we really do not have an option. All believers have been called to participate and be a part of the witnessing team.
However, in this very complex world, there are many obstacles to hold us back from the act of witnessing. Satan has a clever agenda to deceive mankind and sabotage God’s will for our lives. Preventing us from sharing God’s plan of salvation is one of Satan’s greatest objectives. As much as we may long to see others share in the good news of salvation, it is not always easy to be a messenger of God’s eternal gift. Click here to continue reading.