The First Missionary

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Jesus Himself was the first missionary! He did not sit by passively and let those who happened to be interested in His teaching come to Him. He went out where the sick, the sorrowing, and the sad were, and expounded His message of joy, healing, and salvation. Even at a tender age, He went to the Temple and “taught” the doctors and lawyers who were entrenched in the old traditions. He found His way to the seaside and intruded upon the life of the commonest of laborers, saying, “Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.” Wherever He went He challenged, uprooted, and changed men. And at length they nailed Him to a cross because He had upset their selfish, secure, smug way of life. Not only was Jesus a missionary, but He pledged His followers to be missionaries, too!

Prayer for the day

Wherever I go, it is a mission field for You, Lord. Help me to be conscious of this, so that I may tell others the joyous message.

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  1. Alana Tancredo says:

    Thank you lord for the word and please open my understanding


    Thank God for Franklin Graham. May God shake America by his initiations and prayers.


    Kindly send your daily devotion

  4. Marie Alexandre says:

    LORD! Please give me the courage to bring your message to someone who need to give their heart to you.Help me be fishers of men
    Thank you Lord

  5. Derren Mills says:

    Thank you so much for the devotions every day. They are a light for the day to come. May God continue to bless you in all you do. I want to also thank you for having videos of the old Billy Graham crusades from the 70’s and 80’s on your site, those are the one I remember as a little kid. I still get joy out of them today. Thank you and God bless.

  6. Reeta Sanchez says:

    Thank God for Billy Graham!

  7. Gerry says:

    In Romans 10:15 it is clearly expressed how God feels about missionaries everywhere. It says blessed are the feet of those who spread the gospel. Our mission fields may be nearby as well as abroad.

  8. Joyce Paul says:

    Let our life tell the Story of Christ’s Love n Mercy to the world around us. Jesus filled us with His Love n Power. Amen.