In Romans 3, Paul wrote that whoever places their faith in Jesus Christ is made right with God, “no matter who.” When we read the first part of the verse, it is very easy to understand. The second half of the verse gives more clarity to the statement. “This is true for EVERYONE who believes, NO MATTER WHO we are.”
As time goes on I have noticed this desire people have to hoard Jesus. After people are involved in church community for some time there is even a further hoarding. There is a belief that yes, those who believe are made right with God, but the “those” we consider are those who are like us.
We are all broken. We are all in need of Jesus. Everyone. No matter who you are. We all need Jesus. Today I challenge you to step out of your comfort zone. Don’t share Jesus only with those just like you. Jesus went to the tax collectors. Jesus went to the sinners. Why do we stay so comfortable?
“We are made right with God by placing our faith in Jesus Christ. And this is true for everyone who believes, no matter who we are.” – Romans 3:22 [NLT]