Tell Your Story

You have a story to tell of your faith.  It may not see amazing, or perfect.  But it is your story.  And you know what?  Your story can change lives.  Listen to what happens today in Acts 26: 27-29:

27King Agrippa, do you believe the prophets? I know that you believe.’ 28Agrippa said to Paul, ‘Are you so quickly persuading me to become a Christian?’ 29Paul replied, ‘Whether quickly or not, I pray to God that not only you but also all who are listening to me today might become such as I am-except for these chains.’

7803683540_76d8f5f45d_zToday we see Paul in front of various political leaders. Remember earlier this week when we saw a healing, but the point of the healing not just for the man to be healed, but it was to draw a crowd so that many could hear about Jesus? That is what Paul’s imprisonment is like. Paul has an audience with powerful men, people that he may not ordinally have the chance to speak to. Before these crowds, he points over and over again to Jesus. And he tells his story.

That is the key part to our faith, our story. What has Jesus done for me? What has Jesus done for you? Do you tell that? Do you tell others what Jesus has done? That is the most powerful thing that you have to point to Jesus. It’s not your good works or your perfection or anything such as that.

What has Jesus done for you? How has Jesus saved you? How has Jesus changed you? How are you a different person because of Jesus? That is your story. It may not be big and bold and fancy. It may be ordinary and plain. But it is your story.

Tell it. Paul told his story. You tell yours. And Jesus will do amazing things with it, when we tell it. He did with Paul and He will with you too.

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