So Gilquist arranged to meet with him the next morning.
The student said that he really wanted what he saw in the lives of believers.
But he hesitated to make a commitment because he thought he would have to tell others about Jesus.
Gilquist, however, assured him that to become a Christian he was not required to do anything but place his trust in Christ.
—Acts 1:8 In his book Love Is Now, Peter Gilquist mentioned that he and several other friends were invited to speak to a group of UCLA students.
After the meeting, a young man expressed a desire to discuss the matter of salvation.
When she described her problem to me, I asked her if she noticed that every time she went home to visit, she came back extremely depressed. They would talk of how wonderful it is for grandparents to have a “hands on” role in raising the children. These patterns are not new, they have just never been confronted and repented of. Your family members are the ones you learned to organize your life around, so they are able to send you back to old patterns by their very presence.
They would talk of the community activities her friends were doing and how wonderful she would be at those activities if she only lived there. Susie soon discovered that, when she returned home, she felt as if she were bad for living where she lived. She had moved away from the family she grew up in to pursue a career on her own. You begin to act automatically out of memory instead of growth.I still believe that God calls men and women to missionary service in other lands, and I still have great respect for them, but my idea of missionaries has changed.Every Christian is part of Christ’s mission in the world.—Brandt One thing you cannot do about missions—escape your responsibility.Acts 1:1-8 He Wanted To By Richard De Haan You shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.What Jesus told His disciples in Acts 1 applies also to us.