“He who receives you receives me” (Matthew 10:40).
“He who hears you hears Me; he who rejects you rejects Me” (Luke 10:16).
Imagine this scene: You are about to go out and preach the Word of God. You are devoted to your Lord, certain of the message, and sure of your call. But then….
You begin to worry about the kind of reception you will get. Will I be effective? What if I’m not ready? What if they don’t like me? I’m not that great a speaker.
That’s when you hear the most amazing words from the Lord.