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Pulling Them Out

Each of us as believers in the Lord Jesus Christ have a responsibility to tell the world around us of the Christ that died for them. What is it that so often stands in the way of us opening our mouths to tell the greatest message to people with the greatest need? Could it quite possibly be one or more of the following:
Lack of Desire - A wrong view of the sinfulness of mankind -It would be good for us to review Romans 3:10-14 in order to correct our viewpoint. In brief, no one is good and no one is looked upon in a good light by God. The exceeding sinfulness of sin and lostness of the lost should motivate us to go and not remain silent!
Lack of Purpose - An indifference concerning the destiny of the lost - A reading of Luke 16:19-31 should, pardon the pun, "light a fire under us" to share Christ, and make us wholly convinced of the reality and awfulness of Hell! In total contrast with the eternal punishment for the lost, we should be convinced of the eternal life and happiness of the saved. There must well up in us a deep and utter dread that those around us would ever experience the wrath of God when we have such a message of hope and forgiveness resulting in a place reserved in Heaven!
Lack of Urgency - Putting off until tomorrow what must be done today - Jesus in John 4 makes it plain that "He must needs go through Samara", and wanted His disciples to stop employing the old saying to excuse their laziness, "there are yet four months, and then cometh harvest . . " Jesus emphatically states, “. . . Lift up your eyes, and look on the fields; for they are white already to harvest." We are not in control of our lives, and no one is assured of tomorrow (Proverbs 27:1). "Now is the day of salvation" should be our gospel cry (2 Corinthians 6:2).
If we won't open our mouths, then how will they hear? If we won't share the truth, then who will care enough to do so? If we won't go today, then when will they know?

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