I hear so many songs and testimonies which reveal a desperate desire for the drive/anointing to work the works of Jesus. Lyrics like “Jesus break my heart with what breaks Yours.”
This reveals a mistaken understanding of the witness’s position in Christ. He knows that he has made the confession; gone through the process of repentance unto life; become a new creation; received of the Spirit.
But what of the gumption, the motivation for selfless deeds and a real living out of the Sermon on the Mount?
Brother, Sister, it has been deposited in you to perform. Now don’t go running to the scale of a David Livingstone or Hudson Taylor. You have been placed by Providence where you are. There are hurting, searching ones at arm’s length. You will receive the inner nudge to go, to say and to do. Only believe. Stay immersed in the story and Spirit of Jesus…
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