“Then he said to the disciples, “Anyone who accepts your message is also accepting me. And anyone who rejects you is rejecting me. And anyone who rejects me is rejecting God, who sent me.”
Luke 10:16, (NLT)
We have all been given the free will to either accept or reject Jesus as our Savior. Once someone has been presented with the Gospel, they will be faced with a choice. If they choose to accept Christ, we can celebrate and praise God over their decision. However, if they choose to reject Christ, we must not take it personally. They are not rejecting us, but God who sent us. He alone has the power to save and only He can see into a person’s heart.
Today, pray that the fear of rejection will not deter us from sharing our faith. Ask the Holy Spirit to give us a temperament of compassion over the lost and not one of judgment. May our hearts be broken over those who need salvation and our strength be found in Christ alone.
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