Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
Name Tags: You Are... (Part 82)
Seen & Known
You are the light of the world--like a city on a hilltop that cannot be hidden.
Matthew 5:14 (NLT)
Nations will come to your light and kings to the brightness of your rising.
Isaiah 60:3 (NASB)
You yourselves are our letter, written on our hearts, known and read by everyone.
2 Corinthians 3:2 (NIV)
Is today's overwhelming quest for fame a plea for the lost to be seen and known? To seek approval through claps, tweets and likes? To prop up wavering self-confidence? To show evidence the world has found them? To stake a claim on immortality?
Actors, models and talent for Christ: People want to know their life matters. You know how much they matter to God. 'For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life' (John 3:16, NKJV).
'For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost' (Luke 19:10, NIV).
Today, you're part of His rescue team, and heroes carry on in the dark: ('Behold, darkness will cover the earth and deep darkness the peoples,' Isaiah 60:2, NASB). They hold lights and call out frequently. Thus they are seen and known as they walk.
Thus you are seen and known as you work... in the mission fields of media: as kingdoms of God set on the hills of Hollywood and entertainment. Therein, see and know and the role you play. Stay polished and shine brightly for Him.
Lost lambs and sheep will be drawn to you, which is God's marvelous action plan.
To Be Continued...
P.S. To read the other devotions in this series, please see the Name Tags: You Are... series.