My Two Gifts

Romans 1:5 (The Message)
"Through him we received both the generous gift of his life and the urgent task of passing it on to others who receive it by entering into obedient trust in Jesus."

From Jesus, I receive eternal life. I have been brought out of a life of sin, depravity, and death into a life of redemption, holiness, and renewed life. Above all else, I live to serve God, and to do His will.

But that's not all. From Jesus, I've also received the "urgent task of passing" this gift "on to others." Am I selfish with the Gospel? If this is a catch-all, end-all, and the answer to every problem, then why am I not telling it to everyone I meet?

We are all obligated to share the Gospel with everyone we meet. Every day, people ask, "What should I do?" I now have an answer ready: "Repent, and be baptized ...."