The Great Omission: The Great Omission

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destination prepared with Hell at its hottest in his corner of the fire and brimstone burial ground. Any occupant of Hell will be dead or eternally separated from God the Father. My hearts cries for those who have not accepted Jesus as their Savior. Oh God, use me to rescue the perishing, care for the dying. We have such a call to action to bring others into the Kingdom of God. Help us God to be effective and bold witnesses. The Great Commission has become The Great Omission. We have not done a good job reaching others for the cause of Christ. “Only a small fraction of the church actively shares the faith with the lost. Less than 1 in 10 will share their faith with at least one other person in a lifetime. Only 1 in 20 will ever lead someone to faith in Christ during their life” (Wellman). What keeps us from sharing our faith? In a nutshell, we have made the gospel about us. We have allowed fear to overtake our thoughts. For God have not given…show more content…
My knowledge has taken a turn upward with a stronger focus on sharing the gospel. The world needs what I have, and I have Jesus. My anticipation for the Lord’s return is elevated. I have read the book of Revelation multiple times, but this time was more informative. It is easy to be excited when the instructor is an expert in eschatology and end time events. I did not want to take this class because I was like most Christians. It was too difficult to fully understand. It has been the best material and course to date. This study has been a fresh anointing with a deeper understanding of my Savior’s love for me. The lyrics to an old red book hymnal press through my lips as I reflect on this study: What a day that will be when my Jesus I shall see, and I look upon his face, the one who saved me by his grace; when he takes me by the hand and leads me through the promised land, what a day, glorious day that will be.
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