Wickedness in our corrupt society should not prevent us from sharing the Gospel of Jesus. Sadly, some have walked away from serving and from an authentic worship to God; and others have chosen to remain silent despite Matthew 28:19-20.
And when He was come nigh, even now at the descent of the mount of Olives, the whole multitude of the disciples began to rejoice and praise God with a loud voice for all the mighty works that they had seen; “Saying, Blessed be the King that cometh in the name of the Lord: peace in Heaven and glory in the highest. And some of the Pharisees from among the multitude said unto Him, Master, rebuke thy disciples.’
‘And he answered and said unto them, I tell you that if these should hold their peace, the stones would immediately cry out.'” (Luke 19:37-40)
When I say to a wicked person, ‘You will surely die,’ and you do not warn them or speak out to persuade them from their evil ways in order to save their life, that wicked person will die from sin, and I will hold you accountable for their blood. But if you do warn the wicked person and they do not turn from their wickedness or from their evil ways, they will die from their sin; but you would have saved yourself, (Ezekiel 3:18-19)
Are we focusing on bad things happening that our faith has dwindled? Has the pandemic made us lackadaisical Christians? Have storms in our lives silence our voices? Matthew 7:21–24, tells us “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of Heaven, but only the one who does the will of My Father who is in Heaven.” We must be encourage to not allow anything to supersede the Father’s will.
Do you know Christians who remain silent when it comes to evangelism? Do you think perhaps some Christians actually doubt the Gospel but are ashamed or afraid to walk away from the Body? Could it be a lack of knowledge and too embarrassed to ask questions? Could it be not wanting to lose unbelieving friends? What other reasons could there possibly be for not sharing the Gospel?
Why do some Christians resort to remaining silent when it comes to evangelism? What are implications of our silence? Is silence denying God’s existence? Could Christians’ silence be construed as hypocrisy? Why do you think some Christians are afraid to share the faith?
We are told to take heed unto thyself, and unto the doctrine; continue in them; for in doing this thou shalt both save thyself, and them that hear them. If we keep silent about the Word of God the Scriptures speaks of stones crying out. Do we want our voices replace by stones? (I Timothy 4:16)