Daily Post

An Honest Thought on Weakness

I have thought lately about some of Jesus’ last words on this Earth.  During that time he provided his followers a vision and a directive.


18-20 Jesus, undeterred, went right ahead and gave his charge: “God authorized and commanded me to commission you: Go out and train everyone you meet, far and near, in this way of life, marking them by baptism in the threefold name: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Then instruct them in the practice of all I have commanded you. I’ll be with you as you do this, day after day after day, right up to the end of the age.  Matthew 28:18-20 The Message (MSG)


As I think about that, I realize I do a whole lot of going out, but I wonder how much training, or disciple making I do.  This is quite a paradox actually, since I think I really believe that this message is life changing, yet I find myself too reserved to mention this idea to people who have no clue about how it can free your life.  It’s even more confusing when I think I reserved or fearful when I have the God of the Universe on my side.

I am trying to figure out how to decapitate that fear and move forward. It’s a weakness that bugs me more than my inability to sing, and today is a great opportunity to work on that.

How about you – is there something holding you back?  He is with you, you know.

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