The impact of the Word of God can be seen when we choose to make a difference in people’s lives…
Philip went down to a city in Samaria and proclaimed the Messiah there. 6When the crowds heard Philip and saw the signs he performed, they all paid close attention to what he said. 7For with shrieks, impure spirits came out of many, and many who were paralyzed or lame were healed. 8So there was great joy in that city. 9Now for some time a man named Simon had practiced sorcery in the city and amazed all the people of Samaria. He boasted that he was someone great, 10and all the people, both high and low, gave him their attention and exclaimed, “This man is rightly called the Great Power of God.” 11They followed him because he had amazed them for a long time with his sorcery. 12But when they believed Philip as he proclaimed the good news of the kingdom of God and the name of Jesus Christ, they were baptized, both men and women. 13Simon himself believed and was baptized. And he followed Philip everywhere, astonished by the great signs and miracles he saw.
The impact of the Word of God teaches us that good deeds should follow us. There also needs to be a preaching of the Word.
God was ready to move the church so that they could be solidified in the first century church. The gospel was and is for all people.
We do not know the mission that we are to be on until we meet God. You are on mission- in part to preach the gospel.
Christianity follows the basic precept of preaching. When we proclaim the Word of God we believe that God will always back His Word. Be obedient and He will always back it.
Just move in… be bold, be courageous, see what God will do!