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!

Listen: Billy Graham preaches on the cost of not following Jesus.

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. Edison Paul says:

    I have decided to follow Jesus Christ 🙂

  2. pastor lamex oguma says:

    thank you my spiritual father for your great teaching you esterblish in the world .That we need to win souls all over the world for the kingdom of God

  3. Bisop Gilbert khoza says:

    They are inspiring me always. That we need to win souls all over the world for the kingdom of God

  4. Jonathan Ojapa says:


  5. Alice N. Kambo says:


  6. Amos Raheem says:

    Thanks for the reminder on my duty to tell others I am resolved.

  7. Gerry says:

    Every believer ought to be a missionary , if only in his/her community. We should spread the good news at each opportunity , as followers of Christ.

  8. Joyce Paul says:

    The Master is seeking a harvest in lives HE’S redeemed by HIS BLOOD. HE seek for the Fruit of the Spirit and works that will Glorify GOD!!!

  9. Andres A Valerdi says:

    Praise the Lord for the Prayer of the day. I am a Missionary for Christ for the past 6 Years I was part of Rock the River in St Paul MN. I live in Minneapolis and I would Love to be part of the Billy Gramm Association Missionarys. can you contact me. Thank You.