One Person at a Time
May 6, 2019
Many believers wait for a big movement of God. They wait for the church or even the government to initiate needed change. But the Bible and history shows that change is not brought about by one person. It takes place one person at a time.
Long before Luther drew up his 95 Theses, John Huss led a great revival in Prague. The revival was later forced underground by persecution. Huss was burned at the stake. Due to Huss’ great sacrifice, an underground church existed in central Europe. The Gospel was passed down from father to son, mother to daughter, and grandparent to grandchild—one person at a time.
Finally, these believers found refuge in Germany. They were called Moravians by this point and provided the spark for revivals in Germany, Holland, the Scandinavian countries, France, Switzerland, England and America. It was Moravian missionaries who spoke to John Wesley about a personal relationship with Christ on a ship headed to America.
So, many years before Luther, true believers were active throughout Germany. All along God had been preparing his people for the great Reformation.
Change does not depend on one person, but one person at a time. Don’t wait on that “One Person.” Be the person that passes the Gospel along from person to person and impact generations.
 Richards, L., & Richards, L.O. (1987). The Teachers Commentary (545-546). Wheaton, IL: Victor Books.