more thoughts from Pastor Stephen on Jonah.
Salvation in the Strangest of Places
Have you ever not articulated the gospel because you determined the person wouldn’t receive it? My guess is that everyone could say yes to that. Just this past week, I was talking with someone and I had gotten so caught up in all the damage sin had inflicted in this person’s life, and so discouraged, that I lost sight of the gospel. I am ashamed to confess that I was more aware of sin than I was of grace. In fact, I had, in the moment, completely lost sight of the hope of salvation.
“For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes to the Jew first and also to the Greek.” –Romans 1:16
If we do not guard the gospel in our hearts that will inevitably happen. We will lose sight…
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