Spill the Beans

today's reading.
Philippians 1:12-30    I want you to know, brothers, that what has happened to me has really served to advance the gospel...

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One of my favorite things about Paul is his passion for proclaiming Christ and advancing the gospel, and we see that clearly in Philippians 1:12-18. Paul doesn't let anything limit or hinder him telling others about Christ. Even in prison, Paul is actively proclaiming the gospel. "What has happened to me has really served to advance the gospel, so that it has become known throughout the whole imperial guard and to all the rest that my imprisonment is for Christ" (vs.12-13). 

Sharing the gospel is really important to me and I do look for and take opportunities to tell others about Jesus. But reading Paul's words in Philippians today made me realize that I have plenty of room to grow and do more whether that's when I'm traveling or when I'm in my own backyard. 

On a scale of 1-10 with Paul being a 10, where would you place yourself when it comes to telling others about Jesus (how often/frequency)? Whatever the number, how can you increase it starting this week? What are some things you can do to be an effective proclaimer of Christ, right where you're at? Tami

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