I go to a public university, in Connecticut, and the majority of my peers have pretty hostile views of the Christian faith. It isn’t easy to talk about my faith and I found myself thinking I can just show people Jesus through my actions instead of talking about Him, because what would I even say? I can’t convince them.
When I reflect on this it’s easy for me to see where I went wrong. Telling people about Jesus isn’t about me, or even the person I am talking to. Telling people about Jesus is about the one who died for me, the one who washed my sins away. Speaking His name is about sharing His love for humanity.
In today’s passage from Mark, Jesus preforms the first Lord’s Supper. As an Anglican, my church celebrates the Lord’s Supper every week and for me it is a reminder that Jesus died on the cross for my sins. It’s a reminder of His overwhelming love for me and it’s a reminder of where my strength comes from.
It can be hard to know where to start when telling someone about Jesus, but for me this passage speaks volumes about who Jesus really is and why He is so important.
Do you have trouble talking about Jesus to people who are not Christians?
What has helped you be bold when you share about your faith with others?