The Lord is an easy employer. Simply put, no experience necessary, just show up for work. When it comes to ministry in any venue (witnessing, teaching, preaching, etc.) most regular church members feel very inadequate. They may have gone to church all their lives, but still don't feel "qualified" to do certain "jobs". But the problem is theirs, not God's. He makes it easy on everyone, just show up. The Psalmist said it this way, speaking for God, "Open your mouth wide and I will fill it." Don't know what to say, just open your mouth wide and trust God to supply the words. Even on the day of Pentecost, when the 120 in the upper room received God's power from on high, the scripture says, "They spoke as the the Holy Spirit gave the words."
When Peter went to Cornelius' house (a gentile!) to preach the gospel to him, he reports to the leaders in Jerusalem, "As I began to speak, the Holy Ghost fell..." Not to hard, huh? Just step up in obedience and open your mouth. What if nothing comes? It will. What if nothing happens? It will. What if things go bad? By whose judgment? Just show up for work.
And get this, God pays good wages! "I wish above all things that you may prosper..." Or try this, "God gives seed to the sower and bread to eat." Just gets better, doesn't it?!
So just show up for work, and give it a try. If nothing happens, you're cool. But I guarantee, something will happen.
Dreams do come true
5 years ago