What inspires you? Amidst all the noise and clamor, what core truth permeates everything you say and do?
For over 42 years, our mission at Lamb & Lion Ministries has been to proclaim the soon return of Jesus Christ — to as many people as possible as quickly as possible. But even that overarching purpose is grounded in an even more critical Truth: the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
Why do I say that? Because it is possible to accept the reality that Jesus is coming soon and miss the impact that knowledge should have on your life. As many have recognized, there is a critical 18-inch gap between our head and our heart. Head knowledge does not necessarily translate into heart conviction. One extreme example would be Satan. He knows the validity of the Word of God and recognizes the power of God, but he refuses to revere God as God.
So, it should come as no surprise that even as we dive deep into Bible prophecy and point to Jesus’ soon return, our driving motivation is to share the Gospel. For those wandering in the darkness of sin, it offers light and hope. Paul described it as the power of God to salvation.
For those who have already embraced Jesus as the Messiah and are justified before God, the Gospel is a never-ending wellspring of encouragement and purpose. God leaves us here on this earth to be His ambassadors, sharing that Good News with people all around the world.
What is the Gospel? Simply stated, it is God’s provision for salvation. It is the manifestation of God’s infinite, marvelous, amazing grace — His unmerited favor offered to all who put their trust in His Son, Jesus. The Gospel tells us that Christ suffered the full measure of God’s wrath we deserve on Calvary’s cross. The Good News is that by believing in Jesus Christ our sins are covered by His shed blood so that we can be adopted as sons and daughters to enjoy the full measure of God’s holiness and righteousness.
It is not enough to know about God or to understand the mysteries He has revealed in the pages of Scripture. It is not enough to advocate for Jesus’ soon return, convincing people that God the Father is about to send His Son to gather His Bride. If knowledge about God and insight into His mysteries and Jesus’ return do not elicit saving faith, our labors are in vain.
We pray that you will be emboldened to share the Good News about Jesus even more fervently. He is coming soon, which means that we must be urgent about our evangelism. Jesus forgave and then healed the paralytic man who was brought to Him by four men in Capernaum. Mark emphasizes that He was moved by their faith.
In a mysterious way known only to God, your faith in Him is often instrumental in bringing others to Him — for forgiveness, for healing, for eternal impact. Who are you bringing before the throne of God on a regular basis? Where are you going and telling what Jesus has done for you?
Time is running out!
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Thank you so much for this writing! My church has a pastor who loves the Lord, Jesus Christ, and preaches the Gospel every Sunday. Sadly, he has never preached about God’s Prophetic Word and does not seem to want to tell me why. About a year ago, the Lord put it into my heart to share the Gospel with everyone with whom I come in contact–even on business calls! And you are right–the Gospel IS more important than the knowledge of the End Times. Because of your writing, I am not as sad as I was. I learn a great deal from Christ in Prophecy as well as other pastors/teachers like Jack Hibbs, Mark Hitchcock, David Jeremiah, Amir Tsarfati, and others. I also learn a great deal from Olive Tree Ministries. But I thank you for reminding me that the Gospel is foremost.
Live so everyone can see Jesus in us. Live with boldness along with love and kindness. We all have a story as our Pastor always says. Use it to minister to people.
All the signs Jesus told his disciples to look for that represent the End of the Age are here. Matthew 24:3-15. Too bad more people don’t realize it.
You’re so right, Debbie! That’s why we all need to pray for this ministry and provide financial support for the expansion of Lamb & Lion Ministries’ outreach to the world. It’s the only ministry I know of that has the specific mission of preparing us for the Lord’s soon return. Too many people are uninformed and unprepared and we all want to correct that situation.