Proclaiming the Good News


We can confidently share the gospel because we have the mind of Christ guiding us.

1 Corinthians 2:1-16 

The Bible clearly tells believers to proclaim the gospel to all people. Yet, while we certainly want others to know Jesus, many of us become paralyzed at the thought of engaging in spiritual conversations. If that describes you, take heart—you’re in good company.

Some of God’s spokesmen were horrified at the thought of speaking to others about the Lord. Begging to be excused from his speaking assignment, Moses told God, “I have never been eloquent, neither recently nor in time past” (Ex. 4:10). And centuries later Jeremiah reacted to a similar mission by saying, “I do not know how to speak because I am a youth” (Jer. 1:6).

Then in the New Testament, Paul’s first letter to the Corinthians says that he came “in weakness and in fear and in much trembling” to share the message with them (1 Corinthians 2:3). The apostle wasn’t tongue-tied, however; he knew well how to persuade with logic. Instead, Paul was afraid he might resort to human arguments, though his goal was to speak “not in words taught by human wisdom, but in those taught by the Spirit” (1 Corinthians 2:13).

Many believers have fears about sharing the gospel, but Jesus calls us to “go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation” (Mark 16:15). So lean on the Spirit, who gives us the mind of Christ. Then, no matter the obstacles, you will be able to proclaim the Savior’s love.

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