Jerry Wiles On The Opportunistic God

Times of Solitude can Prepare us for God’s Opportunities

God can use anything and everything, and everyone that He can get His hands on.  That may seem like a trite phrase on the surface.  However, it is true that the Lord can use every situation and every person for His divine purposes.

God at Work

That awareness can be a source of joy and expectation for every child of God.  Being alert to the fact that God is at work at all times and in all places can and should enable us to participate in His redemptive activities.  A recognition of the presence of the Holy Spirit and an alertness to our environment will help us see opportunities that we might otherwise miss.

Divine Connections

Most every witness or ministry opportunity starts with some kind of human connection.  Those connections can take on many forms of expressions.  Today the availability of modern technology can be used to connect with people and communicate the love and message of Jesus.  Phone conversations, conference calls, emails and text messages all present opportunities for reaching and impacting people.

Taking Action

Over the years I’ve had opportunities of sharing the Good News of Jesus and praying with people in many different situations.  Even wrong phone numbers and telemarketing calls can become opportunities for communicating the Gospel.  However, it usually happens in those normal traffic patterns and through our existing relational networks. A key factor is simply being available, watching for opportunities, and taking action.

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SOURCE: Assist News Service, Jerry Wiles