On A Mission
Series: Faithbook of Jesus Devotional
At the end of the time set by the king to bring them in, the chief official presented them to Nebuchadnezzar. The king talked with them, and he found none equal to Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael and Azariah; so they entered the king’s service.
— Daniel 1:18-19
King Nebuchadnezzar besieged Jerusalem, and Daniel and his friends (also known as Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego) were taken to live in Babylon. Yet in the midst of a terrifying situation, these young men pleased the king.
Your mission, should you choose to accept it, could be overseas on the mission field or right in your own backyard. Culture has taught us to believe that we have to travel to go on a missions trip. Daniel did, but we don’t have to. Some of you might be scared to travel to the next state while others might have been to Japan, India, or Australia already.
I was lucky enough to grow up in a home with loving parents who are still missionaries to this day. As a twentysomething, it’s easy to find my identity in what I do. Therefore, I believe I’m worth something if I’m raising support and following in my family’s footsteps. It wasn& ...
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