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The Highest Privilege - Greg Laurie Daily Devotion - September 26, 2017

  • 2017 Sep 26
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The Highest Privilege

Also I heard the voice of the Lord, saying: “Whom shall I send, And who will go for Us?” Then I said, “Here am I! Send me.” (Isaiah 6:8)

The greatest moment in my life was the day that I accepted Jesus Christ as my Savior and Lord. That day changed the course of my life.

When I started going to church, it was an entirely new world to me. I had no knowledge of the Bible or of church in general. I was unfamiliar with the way Christians thought and reasoned. But I wanted to learn more about the Lord. And most important, I wanted to have this relationship with God. I couldn’t get enough.

I had a friend named Greg whom I had known since elementary school. After I became a Christian I remember telling him, “Greg, I know you’re worried that I’m going to become fanatical. But I want you to know that I will never be one of those Christians who carries a Bible, wears a cross, and goes out on the streets talking to people about God and saying things like, ‘Praise the Lord.’ I won’t be that way, I promise you.” I think he felt reassured.

Two weeks later I ran into him in Newport Beach. In that short period of time, I had already gone out on the streets and was telling people about the Lord. In my hand was a Bible, around my neck was a cross, and before I could catch myself, I actually said, “Praise the Lord!” Greg looked at me, I looked at him, and we both started laughing.

God was changing me, and I wanted to reach out to other people with the message of the gospel. I wanted to be used by God. And it amazes me that the Creator of the universe, the almighty God, would condescend to work in my life.

It is the highest privilege conceivable that God would want to use us.

Copyright © 2017 by Harvest Ministries. All rights reserved.
Unless otherwise indicated, Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Social media summary: Amazingly, the Creator of the universe, the almighty God, condescends to work in our lives.

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