Remember too that it does not fall on you to save souls, for in truth you cannot save a soul. You are not a savior, but Jesus is.
It is the work of the Holy Spirit that can bring Light into the darkness of a situation. This does not mean that the Lord may not call upon you to be a vessel for Him, or speak through you, but it is not on your shoulders to save someone.
First seek His Kingdom, His Spirit, His timing, and His lead and invite Him to use you in situations when they arise. Ask the Lord whom He may want you to get to know, or ask Him to highlight someone in your life that could use a friend, a kind word, or a listening ear.
We can become consumed in our own lives and easily not notice those around us, but perhaps the Lord wants us to stop only considering our own lives, and wants us to connect with another person. Rely on His guidance in this connection, and rest in His ability to do far more than we can.
He is looking for our obedience to what He calls us to, not our perfection. Be encouraged as well that perhaps through being a Light to others you too may find encouragement for your own soul.
We thank You for our places of work and for where You have placed us in employment. We know that it is no coincidence that You have us in a specific field or job at this specific time. Help us be keen and sensitive to Your nudging and to have good discernment when it comes to how and when we are to speak. Help us encourage our neighbors in grace, love, and sincerity, never making them feel judged or lowly, but truly help us to live as You did in love. If we are to speak and encourage our neighbor in sharing the Gospel in full give us direction and open doors of opportunity and help our neighbor to have an open heart and ear. Above all else please use us for Your glory and help us to remember that it is for Your glory than men are saved, not our own.
In Jesus name,
It can make you feel anxious or stressed to consider talking about Jesus in the workplace, but remember that we must let Him lead and open the doors. Let the Spirit guide the way in order that you do not doubt your actions, but instead you trust Him with the outcomes.
Remember too that planting a seed can take years to grow and you may never see the fruit, but you did correctly in obeying. Vulnerability invites connection with our neighbors, and that is what living as the Body of Christ is all about.
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