1 Cor 3:5-9, 5 What, after all, is Apollos? And what is Paul? Only servants, through whom you came to believe — as the Lord has assigned to each his task. 6 I planted the seed, Apollos watered it, but God made it grow. 7 So neither he who plants nor he who waters is anything, but only God, who makes things grow. 8 The man who plants and the man who waters have one purpose, and each will be rewarded according to his own labor. 9 For we are God’s fellow workers; you are God’s field, God’s building. NIV
I recently read the most amazing trail of a viral witness that teaches us much about how God can use our word and action testimony for Christ. A devotional carried by RBC in the Our Daily Bread for March 8 contained this amazing account:
“Edward Kimball, a Sunday school teacher in Boston, decided to visit a young man in his class to be sure he was a Christian. That day he led that man, Dwight L. Moody, to the Lord. Moody, the Billy Graham of the 19th century, had a major impact on Wilbur Chapman. Chapman, a prominent evangelist, recruited Billy Sunday to join his evangelistic crusades. In turn, Sunday launched a national ministry that had great results in cities like Charlotte, North Carolina. An organization that started as a result of Sunday’s revival invted evangelist Mordecai Ham to Charlotte. In one of those meetings, billy Graham received Christ as his Savior and later became the most prominent evangelist of our time.”
Living out our faith in Christ as authentic disciples really does make a difference! Who knows the generational impact we are having this side of heaven? Do not grow weary in living out your covenantal vow as a disciple of Jesus Christ!