Today has been a truly good day to follow the Lord Jesus Christ, but isn’t everyday like that? How do I gage a day? Is a day good because I feel good or am happy? Or is a day good because God made it and everything He does is good? I have not always thought that way and I am still guilty of often looking at myself; how I am feeling or my personal situation in declaring the day good. I may not be happy and I may even be sad, but that does not make the day bad. “Then God said, “Let there be light”; and there was light. God saw the light was good; and God separated the light from darkness. God called the light day, and the darkness He called night. And there was evening and there was morning, one day.” (Gen 1:2-5). Yes the day is good because God made it!
Faith is made up of three things: knowledge, belief, and trust…Faith is believing that Christ is what He is said to be and that He will do what He has promised to do. (Spurgeon, C.H.) “Whoever will call on the name of the Lord will be saved.” How then will they call on Him in whom they have not believed? How will they believe in Him whom they have not heard? And how will they hear without a preacher?. . So faith comes from hearing, and hearing by the word of Christ. (Romans 10:13-14, 17) When sharing the gospel publicly, and more specifically through open-air preaching you will likely be stopped from preaching by someone who claims to be a Christian. Oftentimes when preaching in open-air, you will be preaching to a moving crowd. Someone may walk by and hear you talking about sin and judgment. Another may walk by and hear you talking about Christ redemptive work on the cross. I use to think that there was the possibility that those who claimed to be Christian, who stopp