Thursday, August 22, 2013

Ambassador for Christ. 2

Greetings, My Friends;
If you want to witness for Jesus, there are a number of ways you can do it. It is not absolutely necessary to quote the Bible or stand on a street corner and preach. I relate what I did in the past, or what I am doing now. I give it in the context of examples. These are only a couple of the many possibilities.
About 5 years ago, I was a volunteer in a local hospital. I was a patient transporter. For those of you who are unfamiliar with that term, I will explain. A transporter takes people from admitting to their rooms, takes patience for tests, takes discharge patients to the front door and sees that transport home is waiting.
It is an interesting job because you meet  every kind of person, and every age. Happy to go home, irritated about going for tests, and scared to be admitted.
Because of these situations, I always tried to adapt  to the person. If they were coming in  I was always positive, with them. If they wanted to talk, I listened. I would also tell them how good the hospital is, and how far medicine has come, and even one or two of my health problems and their successful conclusion.
If a patient was going for tests, again I would listen. Depending on their attitude, I might agree with them, and end up telling them how important all of these tests are. Sometimes I would talk to take their minds off of tests for a few minutes.
When I got a call to a room where someone was going home, I knew  they were likely to be in a very good mood. I would walk into the room and announce that I was sent to spread a little sunshine. As I was getting the person set up in the wheelchair, adjusting the foot rest and such, I would say to them; you must be pretty important to this hospital, because they sent their best transporter to help you leave. All of the above, usually got  several smiles and pleasant talk.
The next message will be a couple of other ways and will probably conclude this topic. In conclusion I will tie it all together to show how it really is witnessing for Jesus.
God bless you and remember,
Jesus loves you.
Prayer of Salvation;
"Oh God in heaven, I believe with all my heart that Jesus has been raised from the dead. I receive Your Word, and I repent of sin. I renounce the past. Come into my heart, Lord Jesus. I receive my forgiveness. I receive the new birth, cleansed and washed in the Word and in the precious blood of Jesus. Fill me with Your Spirit, in Jesus name. Amen."