Then I said, "I will not make mention of Him, Nor speak anymore in His name." But His word was in my heart like a burning fire Shut up in my bones; I was weary of holding it back, And I could not.
As Christians we have many opportunities to share our faith. We have friends, family members, co-workers, classmates, and many more. With all these opportunities, we are sure to have times when we don't want to share or feel like we can't because we don't want to rock the boat or ruffle any feathers.
At some point or another, I am sure you have burned yourself by touching a hot surface or even a flame. My guess is you did not continue to hold onto the hot surface or flame thinking, "This burning sensation is so pleasant!" You removed yourself because you could not hold it any more. This is what happens to Jeremiah and for us as well. God’s Word is fire burning inside of us that He wants us to not hold back, but let go to let the world know He is God. As you have the opportunity to share, do not wait and grow weary of holding it back, but unleash the power of His Word He has placed into your hearts so the world may know that Jesus is King!
Abiding in Him,