In the Word we see many times when Jesus speaks to crowds of people, sometimes thousands at a time.
We also see Him though taking time out to minister to individuals, and this is an example that we should all take heed of.
Jesus made a point of going through Samaria when He did (John 4 v 4).
It was not a coincidence that He went where He did and when He did.
If Jesus had wanted to minister to many more people that day He would have been at that place hours before, when the well would have been very busy.
But He went later in the day, when it was quiet, but when He knew the Samaritan woman would be there.
Jesus ministered to her on a one-to-one basis and the effect was mighty and life changing.
We see the woman turning from a guilty person hiding from the rest of society into an evangelist (John 4 v 39).
We cannot all have huge ministries, preaching and teaching to thousands of people and we cannot all be pastors of even small churches.
But we can all minister to individual people; we can all have mighty “God ordained” encounters on a one-to-one basis.
You can speak to your friends, neighbours and family about Jesus anytime and anywhere; you do not need to run a church or have a ministry to preach the Gospel.
You just need to listen to God guiding you towards meetings and encounters when you can share what Jesus has done for you.
Speak this out today…..”Thank you Lord that I can minister to people about the love, mercy and compassion of Jesus”.
John 4 v 25 and 26…..The woman saith unto him, I know the Messias cometh, which is called Christ: when he is come, he will tell us all things. Jesus saith unto her, I that speak unto thee am he