Matthew 2:15 (NASB)
Out of Egypt, I called my son.
Who were we when God called us into fellowship with Him? Where were we when God called us? Some of us were successful (Philippians 3:4-6), and some not so much (Matthew 4:18). Some were rich and powerful (Acts 10:31), while others were meager (Acts 3:6). Some of us were of noble birth (Philippians 3:5), while others were humble (Matthew 15:27). But we all had one thing in common when God called us, a God-sized vacuum in our hearts only He could fill. God's call isn't primarily to do something for Him but to be somebody for Him. The only qualification for that is a hungry soul craving heavenly manna. For missions and evangelism to be successful, we have to let the Holy Spirit create and fill that God-sized vacuum in the souls of men. This New Year, let's take up this cause of Christ with renewed vigor. There's an eternity beckoning us.