During the Lent Season, Gafcon will be posting short weekly reflections based on a verse from the Bible, to lift our hearts, to develop our faith and to reflect on all that this season means to us. Follow us and share these messages in your churches.
Jesus replied, ‘Let us go somewhere else – to the nearby villages – so that I can preach there also. That is why I have come.’ (NIV) Mark 1:38
Jesus was performing signs and wonders. The crowd surrounded him, some wanting something from him, others loving his presence and supporting his mission. Then Jesus gets up and states his purpose: to preach the gospel- "This is what I came for." Or ‘That is why I have come’. May we remember that Jesus entrusted us with this same mission. Each day we can seek him for different reasons and needs, but we should never fail to fulfil the mission of proclaiming Christ faithfully to the nations.
Pray with us:
Almighty God, equip us to fulfil your mission every day of our lives so that like Jesus, we can focus on what matters most. In Jesus' name, Amen!