A Simple Word

How often do we have the courage to witness to others about our God? And how often do we miss simple opportunities?

I was sitting on the bus the other day and the only other passenger was another lady who I didn’t know. We started to talk about the brief snow storm we had both witnessed that morning. Then the talk moved on, as alway,s to covid. She was on her way to the hospital and had taken a lateral flow test that morning. I had just left the dentist and had also done a test that morning. Almost without thinking, I then said, ‘I only now take a test if I’m going to a medical appointment or going to church.’ It turned out she also was was a Christian and we spent the next five minutes having a most fruitful Christian conversation.

I hadn’t gone out to witness; it was no big deal I was only having a normal conversation. ‘Do not worry about what to say or how to say it. At that time you will be given what to say, for it will not be you speaking but the Spirit of your Father speaking through you..