An ambassador represents their home country. 2 Corinthians 5:20 – Therefore we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God were pleading through us; we implore you on Christ’s behalf be reconciled to God.
As Christians, we are to represent God’s Kingdom. We don’t make up our own message. Christians are to accurately represent the One who sent them – Christ Jesus!
We carry the message of hope to the lost by telling them what God says through His Word, for their salvation. We act on God’s Word.
When we as Christians, begin to know who we are in Christ, representing God’s Kingdom, we will see our faith work through love for all people, that’s what Jesus did. He had compassion on all people. We are supposed to be doing the same and greater works than Christ did (John 14:12), but why are these works far and few with some?
I believe it’s because of doubt and fear. Doubt that we won’t see the healing when we lay hands on the sick, and fear that we will look like a fool, when it doesn’t happen.
So where does the fear come from? The fear comes from not thinking we are worthy enough to stand in the gap and be used by a loving God. Some have forgotten whom they represent. Most Christians tie their abilities to “how good they are.” The minute we start thinking like that, the enemy comes in and says, “Remember what you did yesterday; remember what you said about so and so” and on and on. We let our own hearts condemn us into thinking we’re not worthy enough to do the same works that Christ did.
Galatians says in chapter 5 verse 6, that faith works through love. When we understand we are the called, loved by God with Christ working through us, our faith will accomplish the impossible.
The issue is not about our sin, after you are born-again. Those sins were washed away through the blood of Jesus Christ. What God gave us was righteousness through Jesus Christ (2 Corinthians 5:20, 21).
Here’s my point: If the fear of unworthiness was already taken away through Christ, then why are we not representing Christ by laying hands on the sick, raising the dead, and opening blind eyes to see?
Because people have forgotten the true message of the gospel and continue to think they owe a debt that they cannot pay. They aren’t being taught that now, being born-again, gives the person the authority in and through Jesus Christ to represent “The Kingdom” of heaven. Knowing who you are and who our great God is, is the key to answered prayer!
Your prayers for yourself and others will begin to manifest when you begin to speak God’s Word, by faith. His Words do not return to Him void. They call those things that be not as though they were! And that’s who we are as ambassadors for Christ.
Mark 11:24 – …whatever things you ask when you pray, believe that you receive them, and you will have them.