We love talking about ourselves. Would you agree? We love telling our story. We love sharing our memories. We love complaining about our struggles. We love talking about ourselves.
As Christians, though, we have a much greater story to tell. Here’s the apostle Paul’s reminder: “We do not preach ourselves, but Jesus Christ as Lord, and ourselves as your servants for Jesus’ sake” (2 Corinthians 4:5). Christians preach Christ.
I love this painting of Martin Luther preaching to his church. When Martin Luther preached, the people didn’t see Martin Luther. Whom did they see? Jesus! Wouldn’t it be great if when other people think of us, they think of Jesus? Of how Jesus loved and died and rose for them? May God show us ways to point people to Jesus today.