Giving Ourselves as Gifts: Tell the Generations

How do you remember something? Usually, when I’m able to remember something, it’s because someone reminded me of it. Even if they don’t do it intentionally, they say something that makes me think, “Oh, right! Now I remember!”

Why do you start doing something new? Usually, when I start something new, it’s because someone told me about it. Either they try to get me to start it, or they describe how great it has been for them. Whichever way, I’m inspired to start something new because of them.

Psalm 22:27 says, “All the ends of the earth shall remember and turn to the Lord, and all the families of the nations shall worship before you.” But how will that happen? How will they remember? Why will they start to worship? Someone has to remind them. Someone has to inspire them. That someone is you.

Psalm 22:30 explains this further. “It shall be told of the Lord to the coming generation; they shall come and proclaim his righteousness to a people yet unborn, that he has done it.” If no one tells the good news to the next generation, what will happen? There will be no remembering, no worshipping. But if you go and proclaim his righteousness, there will be much remembering and worshipping. All the ends of the earth and all the families of the nations could be affected by what you choose to or not to say.

This may seem like a lot of pressure, but you don’t have to worry about what to say or when to say it. God will give you the words, just like he gave you a Savior. The words he gives you will affect all the ends of the earth and all the families of the nations, because they are his words and not yours. So don’t be afraid; tell, proclaim, remind and inspire. Your God is with you.