John 1:41 NLT “Andrew went to find his brother, Simon, and told him, “We have found the Messiah” (which means “Christ”)
One thing is common among those who have found the Messiah, they tell others about Him. You cannot encounter Christ and keep quiet about Him. When Andrew found Him, he looked for Simon, his brother and shared the news with him. He said to him, “We have found the Messiah.”
When Philip saw Him, he did not hide his story, he looked for Nathanael, and said to him, “We have found Him of whom Moses in the law, and also the prophets wrote-Jesus of Nazareth.” The Samaritan woman left her water-pot by the well, and went into the city, to share the news. She said, “Come, see a Man, “who told me all things that, I ever did. Could this be the Messiah? If you are quiet about the Messiah, can we conclude that you have not found Him?
Can we conclude that the reason, some of us are quiet in telling others about the Messiah, is because we have not truly found Him? Or has the initial joy and excitement that accompanied our encounter with Him gone down?
We probably need a fresh encounter with the Messiah. We need Christ to reveal Himself to us again, and revive our first love for Him. Let the love of the Messiah consume us afresh, that His name may spread across our communities, cities, countries and continents.
Like Andrew and Philip, we need to begin to tell our brothers and sisters, that “We have found the Messiah.” We need to forget about our stigma and shame and take the news to the city like the Samaritan woman. Sincerely, we cannot find the Lord of glory, and live with the shame of sharing the news. This year, You shall see God in your life from different angles, and you shall testify, “I have found the Messiah,” in the name of Jesus Christ.
How important is it for us to have a schedule for soul winning as an individual?
Father, I desire for a fresh revelation, of Your Son Jesus Christ, the Messiah. Let my desire be granted, in Jesus’ name.