On Being An Ambassador For Christ

Derek Ouellette —  May 25, 2011 — Leave a comment

In 2 Corinthians 5:20 Paul calls us “Christ’s ambassadors”. Pastor Brian Jones writes:

“Ambassadors in Paul’s time were people sent to foreign countries to speak on behalf of their king. Their responsibilities were identical to what they are today:

  • Move to a foreign country.
  • Learn the language.
  • Respect the people and culture
  • Don’t say or do anything that reflects poorly on the king.
  • Communicate the king’s message to foreign dignitaries.
  • Press for a decision.
  • Don’t burn any bridges.

As Christ’s ambassadors to nonbelievers within our circles of influence, that list pretty much sums up our part in the evangelism process.” (Hell is Real, p.164)

Derek Ouellette

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