By Rodney M Howard-Browne
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Jesus said, in effect, “So what. I beheld Satan as lightening fall from heaven. He’s defeated. ” (See Luke 10:17-20). My name is written down in the Lamb’s Book of Life! My name may not be down in Who’s Who in the Zoo. My name may not be down on this roll and that roll and the bank roll. ” And I’m going to be there! I’m part of the family of God. I’ve been bought with a price. I’ve been brought out of darkness into light. I’m an ambassador from the kingdom of heaven. I have my passport made out.
For the scripture sayeth, Whosoever believeth in him shall not be ashamed. For there is no difference between the Jew and the Greek: for the same Lord over all is rich unto all that call upon him. For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved. How then shall they call on him in whom they have not believed? and how shall they believe in him of whom they have not heard? and how shall they hear without a preacher? And how shall they preach, except they be sent? as it is written, How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the gospel of peace, and bring glad tidings of good things!
But I woke up and my pillow was soaking wet. Jesus was standing right there. I can’t remember what He looked like, but I knew it was Jesus because I was talking with Him. I said, “O Jesus, what can we do? There are millions of people going to a lost eternity,” I heard Him say, “You must tell them. You must tell them. ” I woke up and the next day when I went outside, everything was new. It was an experience I’ll never forget. I began to witness then even more to the kids at my school. I began to tell them about the Lord Jesus and about His coming.