Insights & Inspiration – #10

According to 2 Corinthians 5:18, 20 as NEW CREATIONS, we have been given an assignment, AMBASSADORSHIP, from the King of Glory and for the Kingdom of God.

“Now all these things are from God, who reconciled us to Himself through Christ and GAVE US the ministry of reconciliation, Therefore, we are AMBASSADORS for Christ, as though God were making an appeal through us; we beg you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God.”

I have noticed over the years that when someone first enters new life in Christ there is a zeal that is unmatched. It is as if you cannot stop them from bubbling over  and sharing the truth and freedom they have encountered.  They don’t even have to be told that they have an assignment.

But, over the years LIFE HAPPENS, and as trials come and go, enthusiasm for the things of God often begins to wane.  Weeds of worries begin choke out the assignment of ambassadorship.

Life can easily become routine,  drudgery, a struggle for survival in the race (the rat race) of earthly life.  If we pray, we mostly pray survival prayers instead of revival prayers.

There is great need for the honor of the ministry that the The King of Kings has given us to be recaptured, so joy  can be rekindled. WE are the carriers of the message and the power of salvation, deliverance and healing.  We have received His ministry.  We have received the favor and approval  of the King. We do not need the affirmation, or validation,  from men to obey the instructions of the King.

Just as Jesus came to preach, proclaim and announce deliverance and favor (Luke 4:18-19) we are to do the same.  Jesus was about His Father’s business.  And we must be also.

We have “truth-treasures” that others have great need of….FREEDOM, VICTORY, FORGIVENESS, RELEASE FROM PAIN, purpose and a future.

Today and everyday ask God for at least one person in whom to plant a seed of truth.

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3 thoughts on “Insights & Inspiration – #10

  1. May the Lord continue to release sight and insight that encourages others to be cognizant and responsive to His plan and purpose, submitted and committed to the high call in Christ as ambassadors in and for Christ.

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  2. So true Pastor Gay regarding the “youthful” zeal. I was reminded of a journal entry i made in 2014 and I was pondering how in my early twenties I had a lot of zeal and excitement for the things of God. Even lofty aspirations regarding being God’s ambassador that would be sent into many nations. Of course when you are young you think it’s right around the corner and just about to happen…..
    Instead 21 plus years later most of my youthful aspirations have fallen by the wayside and given way to just working as a pharmacist. Thank you for the reminder that even on the job I am His Ambassador bearing as you put it”truth-treasures”!

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