Preach the Gospel


Not all of us are called to do active ministerial service for the church, but all of us are called like Saint Paul to preach the gospel of Jesus.  In fact, preaching the gospel is our primary responsibility as Christians.

Brothers and sisters:
Christ did not send me to baptize but to preach the Gospel,
and not with the wisdom of human eloquence,
so that the cross of Christ might not be emptied of its meaning.

The message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing,
but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.
For it is written:

I will destroy the wisdom of the wise,
and the learning of the learned I will set aside.

Where is the wise one?
Where is the scribe?
Where is the debater of this age?
Has not God made the wisdom of the world foolish?
For since in the wisdom of God
the world did not come to know God through wisdom,
it was the will of God through the foolishness of the proclamation
to save those who have faith.
For Jews demand signs and Greeks look for wisdom,
but we proclaim Christ crucified,
a stumbling block to Jews and foolishness to Gentiles,
but to those who are called, Jews and Greeks alike,
Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God.
For the foolishness of God is wiser than human wisdom,
and the weakness of God is stronger than human strength.

The challenge for all of us is this:  Do we preach the good news?  Our witness can lead to a conversion of hearts.

Be brave and have the courage to share Jesus!

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2 Responses to Preach the Gospel

  1. Lee Surkin says:

    “It is no use walking anywhere to preach unless our walking is our preaching.” ~ Francis of Assisi
    Out of one hundred people where one will read the Bible, the other ninety-nine will read the Christian.

  2. Nancy Novicki says:

    Let your light shine in such a way that all will see the good that you do and
    give the glory to God!

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